GRAPEFRUIT ESSENTIAL OIL
Scientific name: Citrus Paradisi
Form: cold pressed
Parts: fruit peel
BEST FOR OILY AND BLEMISHED SKIN
Function in Products
The essence of grapefruit, also known as shaddock, is obtained (made) by cold press of the peels. Properties for the skin include: antibacterial, antioxidant and detoxifying. Grapefruit is used for the following skin conditions: cellulitis, dull skin, toxin buildup and water retention. It tones the skin and tissues, promotes hair growth, and can be diluted in the bath to assist with: cellulite, colds and flu, lack of energy, jet lag, muscle fatigue, overweight, headaches, moodiness, and mental and physical tiredness. Described as a sweet, sharp citrus top note, its energizing fragrance provokes euphoria and helps to stimulate self-esteem. Grapefruit oil clears the mind and uplifts the spirits; it is refreshing and reviving, especially when feeling down.
Fresh, tangy citrus
Largest Producing Countries
USA and West Indies
Like many citrus fruits grapefruit is high in Vitamin C, and is used throughout the food and beverage industry. The oil is used in the fragrance industry.
Antibacterial, antidepressant, antiseptic, astringent, depurative, digestive, diuretic, restorative, stimulant, tonic
Blends Well With
Bergamot, black pepper, cardamom, clary sage, clove, cypress, eucalyptus, fennel, frankincense, geranium, ginger, juniper, lavender, lemon, mandarin, neroli, palmarosa, patchouli, peppermint, rosemary, thyme, ylang ylang
Citrus paradisi, or grapefruit, is a hybrid of the sweet orange, Citrus sinensis, and the pomelo, Citrus maxima.
May cause skin irritation. Phototoxic.
GRAPEFRUIT ESSENTIAL OIL IS IN:
Pangea Organics Egyptian Fennel with Grapefruit and Sweet Orange Lip Balm
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Nail and Cuticle Oil
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