Botanical name: Citrus paradisi.
Country of origin: Argentina.
Method of extraction: cold pressing.
Plant part: fruit, peel.
Colour: pale yellow or light ruby.
Perfumery note: top.
Scent: fresh, fruity.
Properties: refreshing, warming.
Ingredients (INCI): Citrus paradisi (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Citral*, Limonene*, Linalool*.
*: component of natural essential oil.
Major constituents: a-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, limonene, geraniol, linalool, citronellal, decyl acetate, neryl acetate and terpinen-4-ol.
Blends well with: bergamot, lavender, rose geranium, palmarosa and frankincense.
- In diffusers, Grapefruit oil can be used for hangovers, headaches, mental exhaustion and depression.
- Grapefruit oil can be used in a blended massage oil, or may be diluted in the bath to assist with cellulite, colds and flu, lack of energy, jet lag, muscle fatigue, overweight, headaches, mental and physical tiredness.
- Used in a base cream, lotion or as a wash, Grapefruit oil can help clear a greasy, congested and acne skin, while also helping the tissue get rid of cellulite and drain any excess retained water.
100% natural essential oil (Ecocert certification).
|Product type||Essential oils|
|Skin concern||Oily & Combination|
|Country of origin||Switzerland|
Originally from Asia, it is now cultivated in the USA, South America and Israel. Grapefruit is picked from a glossy-leaved tree, about 10m (30 ft) high, with white flowers and large, pale yellow fruit.
The oil glands are embedded deep within the peel and yield a small amount of essential oil.