Grapefruit oil energises and enlivens, shaking us out of apathy to promote purification, detoxification, and joy!
The oil is expressed from the rinds of the grapefruit, and apart from aromatherapy, is used extensively to flavour beverages, and as an ingredient in soaps and other personal care goods.
BENEFITS Studies indicate that grapefruit essential oil displays considerable antimicrobial activity when tested against Candida albicans, Aspergillus niger and Psuedomonas aeruginosa*.
With reviving qualities, grapefruit is a refreshing anti-depressant and lethargy-buster. There’s something wonderfully positive and uplifting about this cold-pressed citrus oil: it encourages spontaneity, warmth, and self-confidence.
Grapefruit oil is a wonderful travel companion, especially if you’re trying to beat jetlag or a serious case of SAD. Not only does it perk up the senses, stimulating grapefruit oil in a massage blend can ease water retention and bloating, tension, and physical or mental lethargy brought on by long-haul trips or just seasonal changes.
In TCM is regarding as cooling, and used in treating symptoms linked to an overheated liver including constipation, nausea, and general irritability.