Cold pressed from the peel of the fruit, the oil is a medium yellow liquid with a medium-strength top fragrance note that exudes an upliftingly fresh, citrusy, tangy and slightly bitter aroma. Excellent for lightening the mood and relieving stress, it has proven helpful in some individuals when attempting to quit a bad habit such as smoking or to regulate the appetite. Dilute in carrier oil for topical use to improve circulation or to ease muscle fatigue after strenuous exercise. Encourages feelings of happiness and relieves fatigue when diffused or used as a component in a fresh and invigorating room spray. ***Grapefruit Essential Oil has phototoxic properties and exposure to the sun must be avoided for 12-24 hours after topical application to the skin.
Diffuse 2-3 drops per 100ml of water for an uplifting environment and to relieve mental fatigue
Add 1-2 drops to facial moisturizer to balance oily, acne prone skin
Add several drops to a spray bottle full of distilled water. Spray around the home as a natural deodorizer and disinfectant
Make a disinfecting spray by combining equal parts water and distilled white vinegar, add 10-15 drops of Grapefruit and shake. Spray on hard surfaces to kill germs
On the recommendation of the International Federation of Aromatherapists, TruGardens does not endorse taking essential oils internally unless specifically directed and prescribed by a qualified healthcare practitioner who is also trained in clinical aromatherapy. Avoid using during pregnancy, or if you suspect you might be pregnant, except on the advice of a qualified practitioner. Store all essential oil products safely out of reach of children. Essential oils are potent, and a little bit goes a long way. Do not use essential oils undiluted directly on the skin as they can cause irritation. Keep away from children, and do not apply near the eyes, mucous membranes, sensitive or broken skin. Every individual reacts differently to essential oils: Always perform a ‘test patch’ properly diluted in carrier oil to determine sensitivity. This statement has not been approved, assessed or otherwise endorsed by the FDA. TruGardens does not in any way support the use of these products for the diagnosis, treatment, cure or prevention of any disease.