Grapefruit Essential Oil – Summer Fun Series

Grapefruit Essential Oil

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Grapefruit Essential Oil

Summertime Essential Oil Series

 

Grapefruit Essential Oil

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Yoga and Meditation

Grapefruit

Latin Name -Citrus x paradisi

Grapefruit essential oil is cold pressed from the peels.

Known to grow great in California!

Grapefruit Essential Oil

An interesting fact is that grapefruit is actually a hybrid between Citrus maxima and Citrus sinensis.

Its fragrance is clean, refreshing and uplifting.

Some properties of this EO:  an antiseptic, disinfectant, antidepressant, diuretic, and detoxifying.

Grapefruit is a wonderful oil to use while doing yoga and meditation. 

The psychological benefits of this essential oil are that it is an anti-depressant. Grapefruit is also emotionally uplifting.

It helps lighten your mood and is also a great stress buster.

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Grapefruit Essential Oil

 

Like most cold pressed oils, it is a great degreaser! Also has fat dissolving characteristics.

For this reason, it is a great EO to use in the cleansing of oily skin.


It has been said to help with the following:

  • jet lag
  • eating disorders
  • fatigue
  • headaches and migraines
  • drug withdrawal
  • depression
  • cleansing effect on the kidneys and lymphatic system and the vascular system


Grapefruit mixes well with the following oils:

 

One of my favorite ways to use grapefruit essential oil is in a sugar or salt scrub with Ylang Ylang mixed with it. 

It is also great for lessening the appearance of cellulite.

Cautions: 

Avoid using while pregnant or nursing unless under a doctors care.  Because it can be photo-sensitizing,  so do not go in direct sunlight for at least 24 hours.

What do you use Grapefruit Essential Oil for? 

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