Grapefruit: citrus paradisi
Description: Grapefruit has a fresh citrus aroma, which is refreshing yet not too sharp. It is rich in antioxidants and a powerful skin ointment. The Spark Naturals Grapefruit oil is cold pressed from the rind.
Properties: Antidepressant, Antiseptic, Disinfectant, Diuretic and Stimulant
Historical Uses: The Grapefruit tree was cultivated in Asia, the West Indies and the Mediterranean in the early 18th century. It was brought to the USA at the beginning of the 20th century. Grapefruit has been a great source of vitamin c and use frequently for its aromatic mood lifting properties.
Grapefruit has a high vitamin C content, which can be valuable to the immune system. Try diluting in liquid or placing a few drops in a gelatin capsules and consume to help fight off cold and flu.
Grapefruit has a diuretic property, which may help relieve excess water from the body and may also help in treating cellulite.
Diffuse to assist with hangovers, headaches and mental exhaustion.
Blends well With: Basil, Bergamot, Clove, Frankincense, Lavender, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang
Grapefruit Essential Oil Application:
Can be used aromatically
Can be consumed
Can be used topically (Apply NEAT)
|Distilled Part||Peel / Rind|
|Distillation Process||Cold Pressed|
|Properties||Antidepressant, Antiseptic, Disinfectant, Diuretic, Stimulant, Tonic|
|Historical Uses||CELLULITE , DEPRESSION, DIGESTIVE ISSUES, EATING DISORDERS, FEMALE CONDITIONS, HEADACHES, LYMPHATIC SYSTEM|
|Topical||Yes (Avoid Sunlight)|
|Child Safe||Yes - Dilute with Care|
|Body Part Affected||Cardiovascular System|
|Blends Well With||Basil, Bergamot, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Lavender, Peppermint, Rosemary, Ylang Ylang|
|Storage Temperature||50-75˚F Cool, Dry Place Protected From Heat & Light|
|Disclamer||*If pregnant or under a doctors care, please consult physician before use.|