Botanical Name: Citrus Paradisi
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Colour, Consistency and Aroma: Thin, pale yellow liquid with fresh citrus aroma. Middle note with medium aroma, reminiscent of the fruit.
Blends with: Lemon, Orange, Lime, Mandarin, Rosemary, Cypress, Lavender, Geranium.
Grapefruit essential oil is extracted from the peel of grapefruit. It is a potent and versatile oil. Grapefruit oil has a fresh uplifting, citrus scent. It is popular for use in home cleaning preparations, handmade soaps, lotions, diffuser blends It is uplifting and refreshing and can be used in diffuser blends, soaps, candles and even as an insect repellent.
Grapefruit Essential oil for Skin Care
Pure grapefruit essential oil should never be applied to the skin without first being diluted in a carrier oil. It can also cause sensitivity to the sun's rays so use with caution prior to sun exposure. However, it's anti-bacterial properties make it a useful addition to lotions and soaps.
Grapefruit Oil for Hair
Grapefruit oil when added to hair products works to cleanse the hair scalp as it has anti-bacterial properties. Simply add 2 or 3 drops to your conditioner or shampoo before applying to your hair.
Grapefruit Diffuser Blends
Diffuser blends with grapefruit are typically uplifting, energising, cleansing and refreshing. Here is a diffuser blend you make like to try:
2 drops lime oil, 2 drops grapefruit oil, 2 drops peppermint oil, 2 drops mandarin oil.
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