Grapefruit 100% pure essential oil
Extraction method: cold pressed
Origin: South Africa
Aroma: sweet, sharp and refreshing
Mood effects: uplifting and soothing in times of stress. Induces happiness.
Body effects: stimulates the lymphatic system, can help with fluid retention. Helps stimulate digestion of fats and so is often used for weight loss. Cleanses the liver, kidneys and vascular system and can be helpful with withdrawal. Used for alleviating jet lag symptoms such as headaches and tiredness.
How to use
Place a few drops in your aromatherapy diffuser
along with water to create an infusing mist which will carry the benefits through your space.
To apply topically, add a little grapefruit essential oil to a carrier oil such as coconut or jojoba oil, at a ratio of around 1 part essential oil to 25 parts carrier oil. Grapefruit can increase sun sensitivity after being applied to skin, so do not overexpose skin to sun after application.
Blends well with these essential oils: basil, bergamot, chamomile, frankincense, geranium, jasmine, lavender, palmarosa, rose, rosewood and ylang ylang.
Read more about benefits of grapefruit here.
General precautions: Always dilute essential oils in a carrier oil if applying externally (1:25 ratio is a good rule of thumb.) Not to be taken internally. Use the gentlest oils at low doses with children. If you are pregnant or have any medical condition, use oils only under the guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Shipping time: Mood Infuser's grapefruit essential oil ships same or next business day via courier for fast delivery throughout New Zealand.