Grapefruit – Essential Oil
Grapefruit has a fresh, clean, uplifting aroma that is slightly tart while also being pleasant and sweet. For inhalation, Grapefruit has been used to uplift the spirits and relieve stress. For skin and hair care applications, it offers astringent properties that help to balance oily skin and hair and is a useful addition to facial toners. It is also helpful for reducing cellulite and water retention as well as a digestive aid. Its properties include antibacterial, antidepressant, antiseptic, astringent, depurative, digestive, diuretic, restorative, stimulant, and tonic.
Latin: Citrus paradise
Aroma: Fresh, citrus-y
Note Classification: Top
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Parts Used: Peel
Blends well with: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cassia, Cinnamon Leaf, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Coriander, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Fragonia, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Hyssop, Jasmine, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Litsea, Mandarin, Myrrh, Neroli, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Peppermint, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Sweet Marjoram, Sweet Orange, Tangerine, Thyme, Yarrow, Ylang Ylang
Cautions: Never use essential oils undiluted or in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children and pets. If applying an essential oil to the skin, always dilute and perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body.
This information is for educational purposes only. It has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.