Grapefruit essential oil, certified organic

NZ $10.20


Certified Organic Essential Oils, Essential Oils: D - H


Grapefruit essential oil, certified organic


Citrus paradisi


Certified organic, BioGro




Fresh, slightly bitter citrus

Plant part used


Extraction method

Steam distillation






Oil and alcohol

Usage rate

Skincare : 0.1 - 1%
Soapmaking: 1 - 3 %


Middle to top

Blends well with

Other members of the citrus family, rosemary, cypress, lavender, geranium, cardamom, most spice oils



Palm oil


Animal tested



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.

Consistency: thin

Strength of aroma: medium

Common uses

Aromatherapy: Grapefruit essential oil has a fresh and citrusy scent that is often used in aromatherapy to create a refreshing and energising atmosphere. Its aroma can help uplift your mood, increase alertness, and reduce feelings of stress and anxiety.

Cleaning agent: Its pleasant scent can help mask odours while also contributing to the cleaning process.

Air freshener: The uplifting and invigorating aroma of grapefruit essential oil makes it a great option for creating homemade air fresheners. You can mix a few drops of the oil with water and spray it around your home to eliminate stale or unpleasant odours.

Insect repellent: The strong scent of grapefruit essential oil can help repel insects and pests. You can mix it with water or carrier oils to create a natural insect repellent spray.

Aid in focus and concentration: Some people find that the fresh and invigorating scent of grapefruit essential oil can help improve focus, concentration, and mental clarity. Diffusing the oil in your workspace might contribute to a more productive environment.

Laundry freshener: Adding a few drops of grapefruit essential oil to your laundry detergent or dryer balls can infuse your clothes with a pleasant citrus aroma.

Scented bath: Adding a few drops of grapefruit essential oil to your bathwater can create a soothing and aromatic bathing experience.

Room deodoriser: If you have an area in your home that tends to develop unpleasant odours, such as a bathroom or basement, placing a few drops of grapefruit essential oil on cotton balls and strategically placing them can help freshen up the space.

Safety data: Avoid use during pregnancy.

Packaging - See our blog on our commitment to sustainable packaging.
Our essential oils come in amber glass bottles with dripulator caps:
5ml and 20ml with an 18 neck dripulator cap, either white or black, depending on stock availability.
30ml, 50ml, 100ml, 250ml, with a 28 neck white dripulator cap (except for oils that are too thick for a dripulator, which have a black open pour cap).
500g and 1kg options come in an aluminium bottle; 5L comes in a plastic jerrycan.
If you need precise drops for your products we suggest you buy our 5ml or 20ml dropper bottles and transfer the oils or buy our disposable or glass pipettes

Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

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.


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