Ancient Wisdom

Grapefruit Essential Oil


Grapefruit Essential Oil
Latin name: citrus paradisi

Extraction by cold compression using fresh peel

Viscosity is watery
Scent is sharp and refreshing
Colour is light yellow or pale ruby

A useful diuretic, it helps to expel excess fluid from the body and thus helps in removing cellulite
It combats stiffness and muscle fatigue and boosts the lymphatic system
Stimulates the digestive system
Helps clean and clear congested oily skin
Because of its high Vitamin C content, it is helpful for the immune system
Gives protection against obesity
It has an uplifting effect that helps combat depression and feelings of stress

Other applications:
It is also used in hair care products in the promotion of hair growth
In vapour therapy it can be used to ease hangovers, to combat headaches, and even to relieve the effects of over-indulgence

It is non-toxic and does not irritate the skin
It is non-phototoxic, but strong sunlight should be avoided after treatment
Not for babies and infants

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