Botanical name: Citrus paradisi.
Method of extraction: expression.
Plant part: peel of the fruit.
Scent: fresh, citrus, tangy aroma.
Colour: pale yellow - yellow.
Perfumery note: top note.
Blends well with: flower notes (lavender, neroli, jasmine, patchouli, geranium, ylang-ylang,..), woody notes (cedarwood, pine, ginger,..) and other citrus notes (lime, grapefruit, mandarin,..).
Ingredient (INCI): Citrus paradisi (Grapefruit) Essential Oil.
In massages or diffusion: Grapefruit essential oil energises and invigorates. It lifts the spirits making it helpful in case of burn-out, and it is also an effective oil to use at the first signs of stress, especially when blended with other uplifting and empowering oils such as Basil or Rosemary.
Grapefruit essential oil has a stimulating action on the lymphatic system which makes it perfect in massage blends for detoxifying, eliminating cellulite and boosting the immune system. It also has diuretic properties, helping remove excess water from the body.
Grapefruit has an antiseptic and antiviral action that can be used individually or in blends to protect against chills, coughs and colds, and when diffused it helps prevent germs from spreading. Its stimulating action on the mind also helps to maintain concentration whilst working.
Used in a cream, lotion, oil or as a wash at maximum 2% dilution, Grapefruit oil can help clear a greasy, congested and acne skin. Grapefruit is also used in hair care to promote hair growth.
Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing, non-phototoxic.
|Product type||Essential oils|
|Skin concern||Oily & Combination|
|Country of origin||USA|