The uplifting scent of grapefruit can help with mild depression, anxiety, stress and nervous exhaustion. A go-to oil to diffuse if you live in a cold climate, or area where there is limited sunshine. Assists in fighting germs and helpful with colds and flu, as it is almost entirely made up of a chemical constituent called d-limonene, which stimulates immune function. Grapefruit is a lymphatic stimulant and can help with fluid retention and cellulite. Grapefruit, lightly inhaled in small amounts just prior to eating, can stimulate appetite. It's antiseptic qualities and refreshing smell make it a favorite in natural cleaning products.
Latin Name: Citrus paradisi
Country of Origin: United States
Extraction Method: Cold pressed rinds
Top note with an uplifting bright, clean, sweet citrus aroma.
Skin sensitization possible if using old and/or oxidized oils. Grapefruit can cause phototoxicity, so as with all essential oils, properly dilute before applying to skin. Essential Oils are typically used via inhalation and topical application while properly diluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner to address a specific health need, for a specified amount of time. Keep away from children and pets.
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