Grapefruit, pink

Grapefruit, pink

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100% Pure Essential Oil

Grapefruit (Pink) Oil is a member of the Rutaceae family. This oil is sweet and fruity and is classed as a top note. Grapefruit blends well with camphoraceous, citrus, herby, floral, minty, spicy and woodsy oils.

Grapefruit is known to be a natural energiser and mood booster. Its uplifting scent can help to reduce stress and the limonene present can help to reduce inflammation. It is packed full of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Grapefruit Essential Oil is a versatile and potent oil that has been gaining popularity in the world of aromatherapy. Extracted from the peel of the Citrus x paradisis fruit, this oil offers a range of benefits that make it a must-have in any essential oil collection. In this blog post, we will delve into the history of grapefruit, its properties and uses, and how it can enhance our well-being.

The grapefruit tree, native to Asia, is widely cultivated and harvested in various countries, including the United States, France, Brazil, Argentina, and Israel. With its glossy leaves and fragrant white flowers, this large tree grows up to 10 meters (30 feet) tall. The oil is extracted from the peel of the Citrus x paradisis fruit through cold-pressing, producing an oil with a bright citrus, floral, and fruity scent.

The origins of grapefruit can be traced back to 1750 when Welshman Rev. Griffith Hughes documented it and referred to it as a "forbidden fruit" and one of the "Seven Wonders of Barbados". The fruit gets its name from its growth clusters, similar to grapes.

The only noticeable variation in the difference between White and Pink Grapefruit is the sweetness level; pink grapefruit is more popular due to its sweeter taste and, therefore, commands a higher price.

Grapefruit Essential Oil boasts several benefits, including stress relief and promoting peace and relaxation. Its sharpening effect on focus and reduced mental and physical fatigue make it a popular choice for aromatherapy. It also relieves sore muscles and joints and has cleansing and purifying properties when used topically. Its antioxidant-rich composition makes it beneficial for healthy skin, and its antimicrobial properties make it useful for cleaning products.

In conclusion, Grapefruit Essential Oil is a powerful oil that can be used for many purposes. Its refreshing aroma, antimicrobial properties, and skin-beneficial qualities make it an excellent addition to your aromatherapy routine. Whether you diffuse it for stress relief, use it topically for sore muscles and joints, or incorporate it into your skincare regimen, Grapefruit Essential Oil boosts positivity and vitality in your life.

Grapefruit Pure Essential Oil is used as an aid in the following: Addictions (Drugs), Anorexia, Appetite Suppressant, Bulimia, Cellulite, Dry Throat, Edema, Gallstones, Hangovers, Lymphatic Decongestant, Miscarriage (After), Obesity, Overeating, Stress, PMS, Toning and Withdrawal.

Botanical Name Citrus Paradisi
Origin Italy
Family Rutaceae
Plant Part Crude Peel
Extraction Cold Pressed
Note Top
Colour Pink to Orange Pink
Consistency Thin
Scent Fresh, tart citrus smell that is very characteristic of the fruit.
Blends With Camphoraceous, citrus, floral, herby, minty, spicy and woodsy oils.
Group Citrus


About this oil
Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing. Before using any topical product for the first time, it is advisable to do a patch test. It is not recommended to use pure oils on the skin without diluting. Never use internally. Keep away from children and eyes. Always check if there are any medical issues which could cause a problem. Seek help if you have any doubts.
Directions for use
Dilute with carrier oil for sensitive skin and for children over six years of age. Apply to temples, tip of nose, reflex points, soles of feet, back of neck and / or area of concern. Diffuse or inhale the aroma directly. 
Please note: One of our signatures is using a pipette top on all of our Pure Essential Oils. However, if you would prefer a dropper top, please specify during your checkout process at no extra cost.