Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi)

grapefruit essential oil profile

Color: Yellow to greenish-yellow or light orange

Viscosity: Thin

Method of Extraction: Cold pressed

Plant parts: Rind

Countries: U.S., Asia, Israel, Braziel

Scent: Citrus, sweet, fresh

Odor Intensity: Moderate

Blending Note: Top

Fragrance family: Citrus

Blends well with: Citrus oils, Frankincense, Lavender, Palmarosa, Bergamot, Rosemary, Geranium

Chemical Notes: Monoterpenes

Properties: analgesic, antibacterial, antidepressant, antiviral, astringent, diuretic, anti-inflammatory, stimulant, uplifting

Physical Uses: Stimulates lymphatic system, detoxification, fluid retention, stimulates digestive system

Emotional Uses: Uplifting, depression

Skin and Hair Care: Cellulite, tones skin, acne (but not on face), oily skin.

Safety: Phototoxic-avoid the sun for up to 24 hours after use (including UV light); can cause skin irritation in some. Prone to oxidation—shelf life 6-12 months in a cool place.

Recommended age: 2 years or older

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