You don’t always feel as motivated and cheerful as you would like, especially in the dreariness of winter’s darkness and cold. Let grapefruit oil’s energy inspire yours, opening you up to the possibilities of life. Use it around your home and unleash its fresh scent and antiseptic cleansing properties. You can also use grapefruit oil to manage acne, clean wounds, and fight water retention. Put its burst of brightness to work for you.
Plant Parts: Fresh fruit rind
Botanical Family: Rutaceae
Chemical Family: Monoterpenes
Country of Origin: USA
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation
Cultivation Method: Certified Organic
Aroma: Citrus, Fresh & Fruity
Note Classification: Top
Acne: Grapefruit is a wonderful oil for treating oily skin and acne, and has a tonic effect on the skin. Add a few drops to facial cleanser.
Diffuse: Kills airborne viruses, creates energy with its rejuvenating aroma, and adds sunshine and happiness to your room!
Edema: Apply to anything that is swollen such as, ankles or joints. Blend 5–10 drops grapefruit in a 1 oz. carrier oil or lotion and apply right on the affected area.
Lymphatic Massage Oil Blend: Supports the lymph system and helps alleviate water retention. Apply to anything that is swollen – like ankles, joints, or belly – by just adding 5 –6 drops of grapefruit to 1 oz. of carrier oil.
Oily Scalp: Add a few drops to shampoo and/or conditioner.
Phototoxic. May cause skin irritation. Use in low dilution (1%) when applying to the skin, such as in bath or massage oils. Older, oxidized oils increase the potential for skin irritation. It is considered best to buy citrus oils that are from organically grown fruit as citrus trees can be heavily sprayed with pesticides.
If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician or clinical certified aromatherapist. For external use only. Keep away from mucous membranes & eyes. Test a small amount on skin for allergic reaction. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid using on infants and small children under the age of five years old.
Always dilute essential oils with a carrier oil.