Geraniums are grown for their beauty and as a staple of the perfume industry. They are known for their sweet and strong floral fragrance. Egyptians are known to use geranium oil for beautifying their skin; it is an excellent skincare oil that balances sebum production and secretion, cleanses the skin, clears the pores, kills bacteria, tightens and tones the skin, boosts the healing process of open wounds and promotes healthy skin growth. Geranium oil is also ideal for healthy hair. Due to its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties it is recommended to be used by athletes as massage oil, as it regulates the water in the body and purify the body from toxins. Kills bacteria, reduce sweating and cleanses the skin creating a nice deodorant effect. As massaging geranium oil improves water retention in the body, it is also good for oedema, obesity and cellulite. Geranium oil is a strong anti-depressant with a regulating action on the hormones that promotes rest and relaxation alleviating stress, tension and anxiety. Geranium is also known to naturally repel insects.