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.
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 essential oil blends well with basil, bergamot, cedarwood, chamomile, cypress, frankincense, geranium, juniper, lavender, peppermint, rosemary, rosewood, and ylang ylang.
- Grapefruit essential oil 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 essential oil has been proven to help support healthy weight management. That’s why we love it in our Citrus Water!
- Grapefruit essential oil is gentle and safe for most users.
- We suggest applying Grapefruit essential oil with 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…..
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