Grapefruit Essential Oil (Citrus paradisi)
Not too crazy about the taste of grapefruit? That’s ok! This essential oil aroma is all sweet! You will fall in love! Grapefruit essential oil is obtained through cold press of the grapefruit rind. It is bright and energetic to say the least! This is one of our favorites to give any diffuser blend a fruity twist! It makes a great addition to a room spray as it helps cover odors.
The aroma reduces tension and stress and promotes joy and positivity. This is always one of my go to oils during times of stress or anxiety. It can be beneficial in pain blends due to its anti-inflammatory and astringent properties. Since it is high in Vitamin C and antioxidants, it has been used to boost the immune system.
One unique property of this oil is that it enhances the absorption of other essential oils. Additionally, it has been used for weight loss. Its properties can help curb sugar cravings and get rid of extra fluid. The most common way to use it is in a diffuser. Just a few drops is all you need! Also, it is good for combination in an inhaler.
Safety: This essential oil can cause skin irritation or phototoxicity. For this reason, you should limit the amount to no more than 4% dilution for topical application. For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medications or have a medical condition, consult a health professional prior to use.