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- Grapefruit Essential Oil
Grapefruit Essential Oil
Grapefruit Pure Essential Oil - 1/2 oz bottle
Botanical Name: Citrus racemosa
Plant Part: Peel
Processing Method: Cold Pressed
Description: The grapefruit tree is a subtropical plant producing semi sweet pale yellow/orange fruit. The grapefruit tree is large, usually growing up to 50ft tall with dark green glossy leaves. White and Pink Grapefruit are very similar but vary in sweetness, the pink or redder varieties are usually sweeter. Grapefruit essential oil is harnessed from the peel using a cold press method to retain the quality of the fruit which can be damaged by other extraction methods which rely on heat. Grapefruit Pink has a fresh, slightly bitter scent that is very characteristic of the fruit.
Common uses and benefits of Grapefruit essential oil:
Lowers mental stress
Antiseptic & disinfectant
Cautions: This Essential Oil has phototoxic properties and exposure to the sun must be avoided after application to the skin. Dilute well before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.