Grapefruit Essential Oil In Brief
Grapefruit Essential Oil is the ultimate weight loss essential oil, but to think that this is all it’s good for would be a grave mistake…
Grapefruit Essential Oil Health Benefits
Analgesic, anti-allergenic, anti-carcinogenic, anti-depressant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, energy boosting, immune boosting & stress-busting.
Grapefruit Essential Oil health benefits also include: Helping to activate our lymphatic system to expel toxins & excess fluids. When inhaled it can reduce hangovers, alleviate headaches & mental fatigue. And yes, it is also the ultimate weight loss essential oil.
Grapefruit Essential Oil Main Uses
- Weight Loss & detoxification
- Anxiety + depression
- Muscle & menstrual cramps
- Fluid retention
- Immune-boosting + infection-fighting, inc. sore throats
- Prevents nervous system damage
- Reduces symptoms of neurodegenerative / autoimmune diseases like Alzheimer’s
- Gall Bladder & Liver stimulent
Grapefruit Essential Oil For Skincare
- Oily skin
- Contains D-Limonene, Vitamin A & Lycopene which makes it Anti-wrinkle + Collagen promoting
Grapefruit Essential Oil Extraction Method: Cold-pressing of Grapefruit peel
Active Constituents in Grapefruit Essential Oil: Caprinaldehyde, Citronellol, D-Limonene, Decyl Acetate, Linalool, Myrcene, Neryl Acetate, Pinene, Terpinene, Thujene
Cautions: Phototoxic, avoid hot sun exposure for a minimum of 24 hours after topical application. Avoid Non-Organic Grapefruit Essential Oil due to toxic load.
Combines Well With: Copaiba Balsam Essential Oil + Cypress Essential Oil + Jasmine Essential Oil + Juniper Essential Oil + Lavender Essential Oil + Lemon Essential Oil + Neroli Essential Oil + Sweet Orange Essential Oil + Palmarosa Essential Oil + Rosemary Essential Oil + Rosewood Essential Oil + Ylang Ylang Essential Oil
Grapefruit Essential Oil Interesting Fact: The antimicrobial action of Grapefruit Essential Oil is thought to be effective against Staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcus faecalis, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Escherichia coli, Salmonella typhimurium, Serratia marcescens, Proteus vulgaris, Klebsellia pneumonia, Pseudococcus species, Shigella flexneri, as well as fungal strains like Aspergillus niger, Candida albicans & Penicillium chrysogenum. (Source Mercola)