Pink Grapefruit Essential Oil

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BOTANICAL NAME Citrus x paradisi

PARTS USED
Peels

EXTRACTION METHOD
Cold pressed

NOTE CLASSIFICATION
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AROMA & COLOR
Pale yellow with fresh, tangy, citrus aroma

HISTORY

The Grapefruit originated in Barbados around the mid 1700’s. Accidentally created as a cross between a sweet orange (Citrus sinensis) and a pomelo (Citrus maxima), it was nicknamed the forbidden fruit. It grows in clusters, similar to how grapes grow which is where the name Grapefruit originated. By the early 1900’s this fruit had made its way to the US and is now mostly grown in Florida, Texas and California.

You may remember the grapefruit diet in the early 1980’s? This is when the benefits of the grapefruit were understood to support weight loss by increasing metabolism and reducing sugar cravings. It has even been known as a cure for hangovers with its detoxifying benefits! The beautiful rind of the large yellowish-orange fruit is what creates the sweet citrusy aroma of Grapefruit oil.

Common Uses

  • Supports Weight Lossby increasing metabolism and energy. As a natural diuretic, decreases fluid retention.
  • Prevents Sugar Cravingsand great for a hangover! Organic Grapefruit Essential Oil detoxifies the liver and lymphatic system.
  • Enhances Your Mood Brightens your mind when you are tired. A natural energizer, pink grapefruit, helps reduce depression brought on by fatigue.
  • Use With Cleaning Products – to flood your environment with the sweet citrusy aroma and support your mind, body and spirit

PRECAUTIONS Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. If pregnant or lactating, consult your healthcare practitioner before using. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test before using.

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.