Grapefruit Essential Oil In Brief

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Grapefruit Essential Oil is: Analgesic, anti-allergenic, anti-carcinogenic, anti-depressant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, energy boosting, immune boosting & stress-busting.

Grapefruit Essential Oil benefits include: helping to activate our lymphatic system to expel toxins & excess fluids. When inhaled it can reduce hangovers, alleviate headaches & mental fatigue. 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
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Grapefruit Essential Oil For Skincare

  • Acne
  • Oily skin
  • Cellulite
  • Contains D-Limonene, Vitamin A & Lycopene which makes it Anti-wrinkle + Collagen promoting
  • Discolouration

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: Cypress, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Neroli, Sweet Orange, Palmarosa, Rosemary, Rosewood & Ylang Ylang

Substitute Essential Oils: Basil, Bergamot, Lemon, Peppermint, Sweet Orange, Wild Orange.

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)

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