Uplifting, invigorating, balancing. Grapefruit essential oil is the perfect choice for diffusing in your home to start the morning off right! It’s also a great addition to your favorite beauty products if you adore smooth, healthy looking skin! And the fresh clean scent makes it a shoe in to use in household cleaning products. You’ll find it in quite a few of our essential oils recipes.
Grapefruit Essential Oil
Historical Uses for Grapefruit Essential Oil
Grapefruit has been used historically to aide in healthy digestion, boost immune system function and as a miracle tonic for the skin.
- Grapefruit is said to be a hybrid of the shaddock (Citrus grandis) and the sweet orange (Citrus sinensis) that originated in Barbados in the 18th century.
- Grapefruit grows in clusters of fruit on the tree which can be similar in appearance to grapes, thus the name “grapefruit.”
Aroma and Tips for Blending
- Grapefruit essential oil is steam distilled from the rind of the grapefruit.
- It has a clean, citrusy, and slightly bitter scent.
- It is considered a top note when blending with other oils and acts as a modifier and enhancer.
- Grapefruit blends well with basil, bergamot, cedarwood, chamomile, cypress, frankincense, geranium, juniper, lavender, peppermint, rosemary, rosewood, and ylang ylang.
- It can be used for topical, aromatic, and internal applications.
- Grapefruit for internal use can be found using Young Living’s Vitality line of essential oils.
- Grapefruit has been proven to help support healthy weight management. That’s why we love it in our Citrus Water!
Tips & Recipes for Using Grapefruit Essential Oil
- Grapefruit is gentle and safe for most users.
- We suggest applying Grapefruit with a carrier oil to help it stay on the skin longer for a more long-lasting effect.
- Grapefruit Vitality essential oil tastes great in our
- We also utilized its cleaning power in our Burnt Kitchen Cookware Cleaner.
- And when used in one of our floral perfume spray recipes, Grapefruit essential oil tells its own Love Story.
- You’ll love our Grapefruit essential oil in our roller blends that encourage:
- Another fabulous way to use Grapefruit is in diffuser recipes. You’ll find it in our…..
Find all of our recipes using Grapefruit essential oil by clicking here.
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