The grapefruit (Citrus paradisi) is a mixture of the grapefruit (Citrus maxima) and the orange (Citrus sinensis). The fruit belongs to the citrus fruits and to the diamond family (Rutaceae). The grapefruit tree grows to a height of between 4 and 6 meters.The home is the Mediterranean area, North-South America and Asia. The pure essential grapefruit oil comes from the peel of the citrus fruit grapefruit, which is a hybrid between grapefruit and sweet orange. Grapefruits were cultivated in Jamaica by Captain Shaddock in the 18th century. The fruits hang like grapes on the branches, therefore, according to tradition, the name “grapefruit” was coined from the image of the ripe fruits on the tree. This oil is obtained by squeezing the peel. Unlike bergamot oil, it is not phototoxic.
At 1ltr. It takes around 200kg of material to extract oil.
We differentiate between two manufacturing processes:
1. Grapefruit oil, from the skin. It is not quite as fruity in taste and smell.
2. Grapefruit oil-complete, here the fruit is completely processed. The scent is more intense.
Mixes well with: lemon balm, mint, ylang-ylang, Palmarosa, Giant fir and sage.
Before internal use, please consult specialist books, doctor or aromatherapist.
Physical effect: Skin-tightening, disinfecting, antipyretic, antispasmodic, strengthening the immune system, stimulating the skin’s metabolism, to
Effect mentally : Motivating, activating, gently stimulating, helps with: exhaustion, gives good mood and self-confidence to
Ingredients : Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Citral **, Limonene **, Linalool **
** natural components of essential oil