Grapefruit

Grapefruit

  • $8.50


Citrus paradisii

Origin: Argentina

Size: 5ml, 15ml

Cultivation: USDA and EcoCert organic cultivation in Argentina Composition: 100% organic Grapefruit peel essential oil

Extraction: Expressed: cold pressed grapefruit rinds

Active Constituents: Monoterpenes: limonene

Viscosity: Medium

Color: Yellow to greenish orange

About: Grapefruit essential oil has a bright, fruity-sweet citrus aroma. Grapefruit trees are medium sized fruit trees with beautifully scented white flowers and large orange fruits, the peels of which are cold pressed to collect the essential oil. Best known for its incredible aroma, the oil is important in perfuming and blending. Grapefruit brightens body care, cleaning products and therapeutic home remedies. It can also be used for supporting digestion and a balanced appetite.

Common Uses: For emotional support, Grapefruit essential oil’s bright scent can be used in a diffuser or through palm inhalation. The oil can also promote circulation and the appearance of tighter, smooth skin when applied in a scrub. Other possible uses for Grapefruit essential oil include 2-3 drops on a sugar cube for digestive support, or a few drops added to cleaning products and bath salts.

Blending Recommendations: Grapefruit has a bright, sweet, fresh and fruity aroma that is a joy to blend as it pairs well with many other essential oils. Bergamot, Clary Sage, Clove, Coriander, Cypress, Eucalyptus Citriodora, Fennel, Frankincense, Rose Geranium, Ginger, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Sweet Lime, Mandarin, May Chang, Myrrh, Neroli, Sweet Orange, Patchouli, Peppermint, Petitgrain, Rose Otto, Rosemary Cineole, Rosemary Verbenone, Sandalwood, Spearmint, Vetiver, Wintergreen, Yarrow, Ylang Ylang.

Safety Information: Phototoxic: avoid direct sunlight and sun beds for 12 hours after topical application. Always dilute. Maximum Adult Dilution: 6%; 36 drops per ounce of carrier oil