Latin Name: Citrus paradisi
Plant Family: Rutaceae
Extraction: Expression of the peel
Grapefruit essential oil is extracted by the expression of the peel. Grapefruit has a fresh, sharp, citrus fruit aroma and is circulatory and uplifting.
Grapefruit Essential Oil is a TOP note and blends well with Lemon, Bergamot, Rosemary, Cypress, Lavender, Cardamom and Geranium.
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%)