GRAPEFRUIT ESSENTIAL OIL

 Grapefruit essential oil is best for blemished and oily skin.

Scientific name:  Citrus Paradisi

Family: Rutaceae

Origin: USA

Form:  cold pressed

Parts:  fruit peel

 


BEST FOR OILY AND BLEMISHED SKIN

Ingredient Features

  • antioxidant
  • antibacterial
  • detoxifyer
  • astringent

User Benefits

  • protecting
  • cleansing
  • toning

Aromatherapy

  • awakening
  • clearing
  • joyful
  • refreshing
  • reviving

Function in Products

  • active

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.

Note Classification

Top

Aroma

Fresh, tangy citrus

Largest Producing Countries

USA and West Indies

Traditional Use

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.

Properties

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

Of Interest

Citrus paradisi, or grapefruit, is a hybrid of the sweet orange, Citrus sinensis, and the pomelo, Citrus maxima.

Safety Data

May cause skin irritation. Phototoxic.


GRAPEFRUIT ESSENTIAL OIL IS IN:

Lip Balm

Pangea Organics Egyptian Fennel with Grapefruit and Sweet Orange Lip Balm

Hand Cream

Pangea Organics Chilean Rosehip with Tamanu and Red Clover Hand Cream

Body Polish

Pangea Organics Brazilian Brown Sugar with Cocoa Butter Body Polish

Nail and Cuticle Oil

Vapour Organic Beauty Replenish Nail and Cuticle Oil