Grapefruit essential oil has an uplifting and refreshing aroma. It's latin name paradisi indicates its traditional use, which is to uplift, to "take to paradise". It is used for banishing sadness, apathy and nervous exhaustion. It is indicated for use in the case of dark moods and lack of enthusiasm. Grapefruit essential oil is a great aid in treating depression.
Grapefruit essential oil is also detoxifying to all the bodies systems, it is particularly cleansing and stimulating to the lymphatic system and the kidneys. It can be used in the case of over indulgence and is a great hangover cure.
Grapefruit is good for tonifying the skin, particularly problem skin. It is also used to break down cellulite when applied topically.
As a natural diuretic it can assist the detoxification process of the body by relieving fluid retention, and acting as a tonic for the kidneys.
Grapefruit essential oil is also the oil to use when treating exhaustion, including nervous, emotional and physical exhaustion.
Grapefruit essential oil can be used in the bath for relieving tiredness, stress, apathy and nervous exhaustion or it can be vaporised in an oil burner to create an uplifting and rejuvenating atmosphere. It can be added to a massage oil and used as a detoxifying rub, and when added to a face cream it can be used for problem skin.
ESSENTIAL OIL NOTE
BLENDS WELL WITH
Grapefruit, Fennel, Juniper berry and Cypress.
Grapefruit, Peppermint, Fennel & Ginger.
To lift the mood:
Grapefruit, Frankincense, Bergamot & other citrus oils.
To relieve exhaustion:
Grapefruit, Marjoram, Black pepper, Ylang ylang, Rosemary & Lavender.
Refreshing & Citrus.