Grapefruit (Citrus paradisii) essential oil benefits
Energizing, refreshing, and uplifting, Grapefruit helps to balance oily and congested skin. Helps to stimulate the lymphatic system and aids toxins elimination. Grapefruit has a lively, positive, citrus scent perfect to balance emotions and uplift the spirit. It is used to help with depression and lack of confidence. It’s invigorating, cleansing and refreshing properties support general detoxification, and therefore with fluid retention, and cellulite. Used in skincare for acne and congested skin.
Botanical Name: Citrus paradisii
Method of Extraction: Cold pressing of the rind
Origin: USA, Argentina, Australia, South Africa
Color: Bright yellow
Aroma: fresh, tangy citrus
Blends well with: Lemon, Bergamot, Kaffir Lime, Sweet Orange, Neroli, Lavender, Rosemary, Juniper, Ylang Ylang, Sandalwood, Rose.
Therapeutic properties: Antibacterial, antidepressant, antiseptic, astringent, depurative, digestive, diuretic, restorative, stimulant, tonic
HOW TO USE
To calm nerves, promote sleep burn 2-5 drops every 5 hours.
To stimulate the lymphatic system and fight fluid retention add 4-5 drops to every 5 ml of carrier and massage with medium pressure (best if lymphatic-drainage).
Avoid sun exposure for 12 hours (if skin application). Do not apply undiluted. Do not take internally unless heavily diluted.