Grapefruit - 100% pure essential oil 10ml

Harriet Herbery

Grapefruit - 100% pure essential oil 10ml - Harriet Herbery
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Common uses: Grapefruit has traditionally been used for its uplifting properties and has been known to be beneficial in relieving stress and nervous exhaustion.

Aromatic scent: Fresh, sweet citrus odour similar to orange oil but with a drier and more herbaceous backnote.

  • Botanical Name: Citrus paradise
  • Family: Rutaceae
  • Composition: 100% Pure Grapefruit Essential Oil
  • Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
  • Cultivation/Harvesting: Organic
  • Plant Part: Peel
  • Color: Pale to yellow
  • Perfumery Note: Top
    Aroma: Medium - Sweet, light citrus notes with that vague sour grapefruit aroma
    Blends well with: other citrus, clary sage, florals, lavender.

    Grapefruit essential oil can be applied topically, as a compress, in the bath, through direct inhalation, or through your diffuser. Because of its potential phototoxic effects, it should always be diluted and topical applications should be avoided prior to sunlight exposure.

    Grapefruit Essential Oil Recipes

    • Diffuser Blend: 6 drops grapefruit, 4 drops sweet orange oil, 2 drops lavender, 1 drop spearmint - enjoy the zest of awakening! This is a lovely refreshing blend.
    • Cleansing: Blend with the sweet orange oil and distilled water to clean benchtops and toilets.

    Grapefruit and sweet orange oils contain the highest percentage of limonene, a natural compound, which has been studied for its chemopreventive effects to support cancer treatment. A study led by Mei University in Japan found that using orange oil reduced the dosage necessary for patients suffering with depression.

    Grapefruit is a diuretic, disinfectant, stimulant, antidepressant, antiseptic, lymphatic, and tonic substance.

    Caution: Non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitising. Avoid during pregnancy.

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