10 ml / 0.3 fl oz
The sweet, vivacious scent of our pure, therapeutic-grade Grapefruit Essential Oil exudes happy energy. Our natural Grapefruit Oil is cleansing and uplifting, and helps reduce depression and tension. It is the perfect tonic for a day filled with overworking and stress, as it promoting vitality, and its healing aromatherapy benefits help quiet the mind. Grapefruit Oil (Citrus paradisi) has the following therapeutic properties: Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antidepressant, antioxidant, antiviral, astringent, cooling, immunostimulant.
The grapefruit tree is said to be a hybrid of pomelo and sweet orange trees. Even though the grapefruit didn’t arrive in the USA until the early 1800s, it didn’t take long for it to become a popular favorite. Today, the United States is the largest consumer of this luscious citrus fruit.
Common Name: Grapefruit Latin Name: Citrus paradisi Botanical Family: Rutaceae Country of Origin: USA Extraction Method: Cold Pressed Plant Part Used: Fresh Fruit Rind Note: Top-Middle Chemical Components: Monoterpenes
Always dilute in carrier oil prior to using. Grapefruit Oil blends well with Frankincense Oil, Lavender Oil, Pine Needle Oil, and all other citrus oils. Grapefruit Oil can help with mental fatigue and headaches. Dilute in carrier oil and massage on the back of neck and wrists. It can also eliminate unpleasant odors. Use in a standard or Bluetooth oil diffuser, or place one-to-two drops in the palm of your hand and inhale deeply.
Shelf Life: When stored in a dark cool environment, Grapefruit Oil will have a shelf life of approximately two years upon opening.
Safety Information: Topical and aromatic use only. Grapefruit Oil is phototoxic and prone to oxidation. Avoid direct sunlight or tanning beds for up to 18 hours after applying Grapefruit Oil to the skin. Grapefruit Oil must not be applied to the skin undiluted. Serious skin burning or damage can occur if Grapefruit Oil is applied and the skin is exposed to the sun or a tanning booth. It may be used safely (no phototoxic response) on the skin in a blend at no more than .4 percent (approx. 1-2 drops per 1 oz. / 30 ml. of carrier oil). If you are using the oil on an area of your skin that has no exposure to the sun or UV light, then there is no safety concern. Older oxidized oil can increase the potential for skin irritation. Always test for skin sensitivity prior to use. Do not ingest orally and keep out of eyes, ears and nose. Excessive use of any oil can lead to sensitization.