Grapefruit Citrus paradisi  Essential Oil Information

Citrus paradisi

Grapefruit Essential Oil


Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Source Location

Plant part used


Citrus paradisi

 

South Africa, Americas

Rind








Extraction Method

Color

Consistency

Aroma Strength


Cold pressing

Pale yellow

Thin

Medium








Fragrance

Tangy and sweet












Benefits

Treats cellulitis, dull skin, toxin build-up, and water retention, acts as an appetite suppressant and speeds up metabolism of brown fat.















Blends Well With

Bergamot, Cardamom, Cypress, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Neroli, Patchouli, Rosemary, Sandalwood














Constituents

Limonene, Geraniol, Citral, Citronellal, Neral













Properties

Anti-infectious, antiseptic, antitoxic, astringent, carminative, choleretic, depurative, decongestant (lymphatic), diuretic, stimulant (digestive), stomachic















Safety

GRAS*, might be phototoxic so exercise caution in using topically before exposure to sunlight.















Misc Info

Popular in weight management programs.





*Generally Regarded As Safe