The refreshing citrus scent of grapefruit is cheerful and joyful. It promotes confidence, clarity and alertness.
Botanical name: Citrus paradisi
Method of extraction: Cold pressed
Description: A greenish-yellow to pale-yellow oil with a fresh, citrus aroma.
Major constituents: A typical chemical composition of Grapefruit Essential Oil:
a-pinene (0.38%), b-pinene (0.02%), sabinene (0.42%), myrcene (1.37%), d-limonene (84.0%), citronellal (0.1%), decanol (0.4%), linalool (0.1%), nootkatone (0.1%).
Indications: Grapefruit may be used to alleviate congested and oily skin.
Emotions: The refreshing citrus scent of grapefruit is cheerful and joyful. It promotes confidence, clarity and alertness.
Directions: Add 4 drops to oil vaporiser or 3 drops to every 10ml carrier oil, 1-3 times daily.
Safety: Grapefruit oil is relatively non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitising. Maximum 4% in skincare products due to photosensitisation in the sun. Avoid using oxidised Grapefruit oil.