geranium oil

Rating:
Poor
Categories:
Irritants , Antibacterial/Anti-Acne , Plant Extracts

Fragrant oil that can have antimicrobial properties but also can be a skin sensitizer or irritant (Sources: Contact Dermatitis, June 2001, pages 344–346; and Journal of Applied Microbiology, February 2000, pages 308–316). Geranium extract is a very good antioxidant for skin, and the parts extracted are usually not fragrant, thus present minimal risk of irritation.

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