Grapefruit essential oil, Citrus paradisi, oil is cold-pressed from the peel of the grapefruit. It is used as an astringent for oily skin, to refresh and energize the body, and as an airborne disinfectant.
Citrus Oils, in general, have anti-bacterial and astringent properties. They are great skin tonics, that stimulate microcirculation to improve dull complexions, balance skin oil production, decrease blemishes, and promote the appearance of clear, healthy-looking skin.
In hair care, grapefruit oil helps balance the production of sebum. You can also use grapefruit oil to reduce scalp oil while adding volume and shine. The oil can help refresh, invigorate, and cleanse the scalp.
Aromatherapy Properties: The sweet, invigorating, citrusy aroma is uplifting, soothing, and clarifying. It is known to relieve stress and bring on positive feelings of peace, joy, and relaxation. It clears the mind and eases melancholy, lack of energy, jet lag, headaches, moodiness, mental and physical fatigue, and brain fog. The fresh scent can lift your mood, energy, and motivation, enhance your mental focus and give you a natural pick-me-up while also calming nerves.
Citrus oils, in general, are believed to stimulate positive energy and thus cause feelings of joy and happiness; enhancing a sense of energy, helping to manage stressful and anxious feelings, and helping to manage feelings of discomfort experienced from stiffness and aches.
Pregnancy and Children: We do not provide information on the safety of essential oils during Pregnancy or for use in Children because the available information is very ambiguous and often contradictory. If you’re interested in using essential oils during pregnancy or with young children please do your own research and consult your doctor, midwife, or health care professional before use.
Precautions: If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, have a medical condition, or have any medical concerns regarding yourself or your family consult a qualified, licensed health professional prior to use. For external use only. Keep away from eyes and mucous membranes. Keep out of reach of children.