Grapefruit essential oil has a lovely light, uplifting scent. Its bright sweetness is a great pick-me-up when you're feeling tired and down.
Scientists studying grapefruit's effect on the senses found that people perceived women who were wearing grapefruit essential oil as being 4 to 12 years younger than their actual age. This has got to be the best youth-serum yet!
Pink grapefruit oil is credited with being an excellent weight loss aide. It can help stop cravings and reduce emotional eating. Click here to see more on aromatherapy for weight loss.
Grapefruit is a lovely citrus essential oil, with a light, sweet, happy olfactory 'flavor' that orange and lemon have to a lesser degree.
Grapefruit is terrific for clearing up blocked, oily, acne-prone skin, and it's often added to skincare recipes as a natural toner.
Although there's not much difference between white and pink grapefruit essential oil, more of the (slightly sweeter) pink grapefruit oil is generally produced (mainly due to supply and demand.)
The grapefruit is a large, glossy-leaved evergreen tree that grows about 30 feet (10 meters) high. It has fragrant white flowers that develop into large, edible, pale yellow or orange-pink fruit.
Fresh, light, sweet-tart citrus scent.
Refreshes and energizes
Relieves mental fatigue
Improves mental clarity, memory and alertness
Sharpens the senses
Reduces stress and tension
Eases muscle stiffness
Cools the body
Strengthens physical energy
Helps reduce cellulite
Grapefruit's medium-strength top note blends well other members of the citrus family, most spice oils, as well as cypress, geranium, lavender and rosemary.
Grapefruit oil may irritate sensitive skin and can increase your risk of sunburn. Do not use before sun exposure.
Click on the links below to learn more about properties, safety and blending of some popular essential oils.
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