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Grapefruit essential oil helps remind us of those life-giving and inspiring moments of our lives.
Letting your toes soak into the ocean, sipping coffee on a quiet morning, landing a job or getting on a plane to an exotic location. Grapefruit essential oil benefits emotional wellbeing with its unique properties that uplift, revive and inspire healthy lifestyles.
During a massage, Grapefruit essential oil (within carrier oil) stimulates the senses while beautifying the skin. Its zesty, bitter-sweet-citrus essence instills a wonderful sense of cheeriness and balance. Grapefruit bursts with aliveness and friendliness, making it a positive addition to the rooms of seniors, children and those convalescing.
Grapefruit is harvested from a sub-tropical tree that grows 30 to 50 feet in height and produces fragrant white flowers that develop into large yellow fruits. The peel is removed and cold pressed to extract the essential oil. It has a thin consistency and has a faint orange color. Grapefruit oil is an enlivening and catalytic addition to any of EG's citrus single oils or synergy blends.
Botanical Name: Citrus paradisi
Origin: South Africa/ Mexico
Method: Cold Pressed
Plant Part: Peel
Blends Well With: Lemon, and other citrus
Aroma: Citrusy, sweet, bright, and tart
Consistency: Thin - Medium
Color: Pale Orange
Safety: Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use internally unless instructed by a licensed aromatherapist or physician. Avoid sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying topically.
OK For Kids: 2+
Kids Max Dilution: 1%
Adult Max Dilution: 4%
Shelf Life: 2 Years
Apply Topically: Our Single Essential Oils and Synergy Blends are 100% pure and undiluted. To apply to the skin, dilute with a high-quality Carrier Oil. See our dilution chart here. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically.
Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in your favorite essential oils using an essential oil diffuser or personal pocket inhaler. For instructions on how to use your diffuser, please refer to the diffuser's product page.
DIYs: Explore simple and fun recipes on The Drop, our essential oil blog with expert tips, EO news, and informative reads.
HAPPY TUMMY: Add to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 4 drops of Grapefruit, 3 drops of Lavender, 4 drops of Peppermint and 9 drops of Sweet Orange, then fill with Sweet Almond oil. Shake to mix well. Apply a teaspoon over the abdomen and massage. (1.7% dilution)
CHEERFUL: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Grapefruit, 5 drops of Lime and 5 drops of Lemon. Or add Grapefruit to your Thera Lux Nebulizing Diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes.
INSPIRE: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Grapefruit, 5 drops of Rosemary and 5 drops of Peppermint. Or add 5-6 drops of this blend to your Scent Ball Diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes.
BATH SALTS: Combine: 1 drop of Grapefruit, 1 drop of Geranium, 1 drop of Frankincense (Carterii) and 2 drops of Jasmine with 1 tablespoon of Jojoba oil and 1/2 cup of Epsom salts. Add to full bath and soak your troubles away.
RELEASE: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Grapefruit, 5 drops of Bergamot and 5 drops of Ylang Ylang. Or add 5-6 drops of this blend to your Car Diffuser and diffuse for a more relaxing drive.
SHAMPOO: Add to 1 tablespoon of your shampoo: 1 drop of Grapefruit and 2 drops of Rosemary. Massage into the scalp; rinse well before using conditioner. (1% dilution)
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