Grapefruit has a sweet, sharp and refreshing aroma. It blends well with basil, bergamot, chamomile, frankincense, geranium, jasmine, lavender, palmarosa, rose, rosewood and ylang ylang.
Effect on mind: Grapefruit has an uplifting effect making it useful in periods of stress. It seems to have a balancing action on the central nervous system and may be helpful for stablising manic depression.
Effect on body: Stimulates lymphatic system and may have an effect on obesity and water retention. Helps the digestion of fats by stimulating bile secretion, but it is also stimulating for the appetite. Has a cleansing effect on the liver, kidneys and vascular system. Said to relieve migraines and pre menstral tension.
Caution: Do not overexpose the skin to sunlight after using grapefruit essential oil
|Common name||Grapefruit Essential Oil|
|Botanical name||Citrus paradisi|
|Description||Yellow to yellow-pink|
|Odour||Sweet citrus with a herbaceous undertone|
|Plant parts used||Fruit peel|
|Extraction method||Cold pressed|
|Region of origin||North America|