Grapefruit Essential Oil

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Grapefruit essential oil is extracted by expression of the peel. Grapefruit has a fresh, sharp, citrus fruit aroma and is circulatory and uplifting.

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Description

Grapefruit | Latin Name: Citrus paradisi | Family: Rutaceae | Extraction: Cold Expression | Plant Part: Peel

Grapefruit Essential Oil is a yellow or greenish mobile liquid with a fresh, sweet citrus aroma.

A cultivated tree, often over 10 metres tall with glossy leaves and large yellow fruits, believed to have derived from the shaddock. Native to tropical Asia and West Indies but cultivated in California, Florida, Brazil and Israel. The oil is mainly produced in California. Extensively it is used in desserts, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages as well as being widely used in soaps, detergents, cosmetics and perfumes. There are several different cultivars and hybrids of this species.

 

 

Blends

Grapefruit Essential Oil blends well with Lemon, Palmarosa, Bergamot, Neroli, Rosemary, Cypress, Lavender, Cardamom, Lavender and Geranium.

Grapefruit is a TOP note – Essential Oil Notes & Odours

Properties

Grapefruit is anti-infectious, circulatory, anti-inflammatory, immuno-stimulant and neuro-tonic, grapefruit essential oil is useful for acne, oily skin, cellulitis, muscle fatigue/stiffness, obesity and water retention.  It is also used against colds and influenza, and for the nervous system for depression, headaches, nervous exhaustion and stress.

Essential Oil Properties & Meanings

Herbal & Folk Tradition

Used in Israel for as many ailments as an Englishman would use lavender, being readily available and pleasant to use. It shares the nutritional qualities of other citrus species, being high in vitamin C and valuable protection from infectious illnesses.

Safety Data & MSDS

There are no known contra-indications and is non-phototoxic. Grapefruit has a shelf-life of only 3 years as it oxides quickly.  The essential oil is used extensively in desserts, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages.

Terpenes (limonene – 90%)

Grapefruit MSDS
Using Essential Oils

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