Grapefruit (USA) Essential Oil
Scientific name: Citrus x paradisi
Country of Origin/Extraction Method: USA/Essential oil by cold expression from the fresh peel.
Properties for use in Aromatherapy: Grapefruit oil contracts and tones tissue and is a useful oil in blends for oily skin and acne. It can improve circulation to the muscles and joints alleviating the symtpoms of muscle fatigue and stiffness. Has been known to assist with obesity and water retention.
Blends well with: The perfume of the expressed oil has a sweet citrus aroma and blends well with basil, bergamot, cedarwood, chamomile, frankincense, geranium, palmarosa, rosewood and ylang ylang.
Safety: Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing, non-phototoxic. It has a short shelf life oxidizing quickly.