Certified Organic Therapeutic Grade, Therapeutic Grade: D - H
Grapefruit essential oil, certified organic
100% pure therapeutic grade
Certified organic, BioGro
Botanical name: Citrus paradisi
Plant part: peel
Extraction method: cold pressed
Description: The grapefruit tree was originally from Asia. It is now grown and harvested in Australia, the United States, France, Brazil and Israel. The grapefruit tree itself is a large, shiny gloss-leaved tree, about 10m high, with white flowers and large, pale yellow fruit.
Common uses: Grapefruit essential oil is believed by aromatherapists to be a spiritual uplifter, and to ease muscle fatigue and stiffness. It is also a purifier of congested, oily and acne prone skin. Grapefruit oil is also sometimes added to creams and lotions as a natural toner.
Note: medium to top
Strength of aroma: medium
Blends well with: other members of the citrus family, rosemary, cypress, lavender, geranium, cardamom and generally most spice oils
Aromatic scent: Grapefruit essential oil has a fresh, slightly bitter citrus scent that is very characteristic of the fruit.
Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.
Cautions: Very potent and not to be used on sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.
General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.
Everyday, super simple uses for essential oils
Essential oils are used to fragrance soap (2%-3%), balms (0.5%), skin creams and butters (0.5%).