How to Use
Add (3) three to (4) four drops of the essential oil to the diffuser of your choice
Plant Part: Peel
Aroma: Sweet, juicy fresh citrus scent
Blends well with: Bergamot, Lemon, Ylang Ylang
Evaporation: Top Note
|Blend Name||Essential Oils Used||Amount of Each Oil||Benefits||Instructions|
|Citrus Sunrise||Red Grapefruit Essential Oil, Lemon, Bergamot||2 drops each||Uplifting, energizing, promotes positivity||Add the oils in your diffuser and let it run for 15-20 minutes|
|Relax and Unwind||Red Grapefruit Essential Oil, Lavender, Ylang Ylang||2 drops each||Promotes relaxation, aids in stress relief, helps reduce anxiety||Use this blend in your diffuser during stressful times|
|Focus and Clarity||Red Grapefruit Essential Oil, Rosemary, Peppermint||2 drops each||Enhances focus, boosts mood, improves mental clarity||Use this blend in your diffuser while working or studying|
|Sweet Dreams||Red Grapefruit Essential Oil, Chamomile, Cedarwood||2 drops each||Promotes restful sleep, relaxes the mind and body||Use this blend in your diffuser before bedtime|
|Immune Boost||Red Grapefruit Essential Oil, Tea Tree, Eucalyptus||2 drops each||Supports immune system, purifies air, reduces germs||Diffuse this blend especially during flu season|
To reduce skin sensitivity, dilute with It’s Odorless Fractionated Coconut Oil and apply one to two drops on the desired area.
1 drop Essential Oil to 1 drop of Odorless Fractionated Coconut Oil
History, Science & Medical Uses
Grapefruit oil, extracted from the grapefruit itself, has a long and vibrant history. Native to Southeast Asia, it was eventually brought to Europe in the 1600s by traders who had discovered its therapeutic benefits. Initially used as a folk remedy for digestive issues and fever, it quickly became an essential part of folk medicine due to its powerful antiseptic properties. Since then, grapefruit oil has been used as an ingredient in many of the best known aromatherapy treatments around the world.
The antiseptic properties of grapefruit oil also make it an effective natural insect repellent and anti-fungal agent. It was commonly used to treat bacterial infections before antibiotics became available, and can still be found as an active ingredient in many commercial products today. Additionally, grapefruit oil is a popular choice in massage therapies due to its sedative properties which help relax tense muscles. Its fruity aroma is also often present in homemade fragrances and perfumes, adding a pleasant citrusy scent that lingers after application.
Grapefruit essential oil has many therapeutic benefits. It can be used as a natural remedy for physical and psychological issues.
The most common medical uses for grapefruit essential oil include its anti-inflammatory, antifungal, and antibacterial properties. It is known to improve circulation and reduce inflammation, making it great for treating conditions such as arthritis, muscle pain, headaches, and skin infections. Additionally, it is effective in treating various digestive issues such as constipation and bloating. Its antifungal properties make it useful in the treatment of fungal infections like athlete’s foot or thrush.
Grapefruit essential oil can also provide relief from anxiety or depression due to its calming and uplifting effects. It encourages positive thinking and reduces feelings of stress or sadness while boosting energy levels.
For use on the skin, grapefruit essential oil can help to clear up blemishes, acne scars, age spots, wrinkles, eczema, psoriasis and other skin ailments. In addition to these benefits, it can be used aromatically to boost moods and reduce stress.
Grapefruit oil is a powerful antioxidant, rich in vitamins and minerals, that has been linked to many health benefits. The oil contains various compounds including monoterpenes, limonene, sabinene, myrcene, linalool, and linalyl acetate. These compounds have anti-inflammatory properties and can help reduce oxidative stress.
Studies have also shown that grapefruit oil may help support healthy cholesterol levels, boost the immune system, improve digestive health, and aid in weight loss. Additionally, grapefruit oil can be used topically for skin care benefits due to its antimicrobial and antioxidant properties.
CAS: 90045-43-5 ; 8016-20-4
Excerpt for Grapefruit
|Beverages (ppm)||Ice Cream Ice Etc (ppm)||Candy (ppm)||Baked Goods (ppm)||Gelatins & Puddings (ppm)||Chewing Gum (ppm)||Others (ppm)|
|*GRAPEFRUIT, OIL-Citrus paradisi Macf||160||180||630||370||250||1500||Toppings 400|
Flavoring Extract Manufacturers’ Association average maximum use levels (in ppm) on which the expert panel based its judgments that the substances are generally recognized as safe.
Those substances which appear only on an FDA “White List” are indicated with an asterisk.Essential Guide to FEMA, MIXING & DILUTION (PPM)
Species: Citrus paradisi Macf.
Extracted Part: Peels
|Chemical Name||% (w/w)|
Aspect @ 20ºc: Clear Mobile Liquid
Colour: Orange to Red
Odour: Fresh, Citric
Density At 20ºc (g/mL): 0,840 – 0,865
Refractive Index Nd20: 1,4650 – 1,4850
Flash Point (ºc): 51