ORGANIC PINK GRAPEFRUIT ESSENTIAL OIL
Use for Weight Loss, Energizing, Appetite Control,
Hangovers, Skin Care, Cleansing & Deodorizing
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Supports Weight Loss
Known to help increase energy as well as act as a natural diuretic to decrease fluid retention and aid in weight loss.
Its bright, refreshing scent is a natural energizer that uplifts the senses.
Cleanse & Deodorize
Flood your environment with this sweet citrusy aroma and its antibacterial properties by diffusing or adding to cleaning products
Prevents Sugar Cravings
Reduces the urge to consume sweets.
Helps to stimulate the liver and gallbladder, helping to stop headaches, cravings and fatigue.
Great for problematic skin, congested and oily conditions, as well as stretch marks and cellulite. Promotes the appearance of clear, healthy-looking skin when applied topically. Add a few drops to your lotions, toners or cleansers.
BOTANICAL NAME Citrus x paradisi
PARTS USED Peels
EXTRACTION METHOD Cold pressed
COLOR Pale yellow
NOTE CLASSIFICATION Top
AROMA Fresh, tangy, citrus aroma
The History of Grapefruit
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.
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.
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