Description & Extraction:
Grapefruit oil is extracted from Citrus paradisi (also known as Citrus
racemosa and C. maxima var. racemosa) from the Rutaceae family and is also
known as shaddock.Grape fruit oil is useful for more than just fighting
cellulite and boosting your lymphatic system - it positively affects your
mood and revives the mind while stimulating the digestive system and
clearing up congested oily skin and acne. Grapefruit oil is extracted from
the fresh peel by cold compression and yields 0.5 - 1 %.
Blends well with:
Grape fruit oils blend well together, grapefruit
essential oil blends particularly well with bergamot, lavender, geranium,
palma rosa and frankincense.
The main chemical components are a-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, limonene,
geraniol, linalool, citronellal, decyl acetate, neryl acetate and
Grapefruit essential oil has a sharp refreshing smell and is either a pale
yellow or light ruby color with a watery viscosity. Like all citrus oils,
grapefruit oil should be used within six month of purchase. Some of the
therapeutic properties of grapefruit oil are antidepressant, antiseptic,
aperitif, diuretic, disinfectant, lymphatic stimulant, tonic and
Uses & Precautions:
- Grapefruit has a high vitamin C content and is therefore valuable to
the immune system.
- It helps protect against colds and flu, has a very positive effect on
obesity and also has diuretic properties, helping to remove excess water
from the body and is therefore also great for treating cellulite.
- It has an uplifting effect on the mood and helps with stress and
depression. It is used with great success to combat muscle fatigue and
stiffness while stimulating the lymphatic system and thereby clearing
the body of toxins.
- It helps to clear congested oily skin and also assists with acne,
while toning the skin and tissues. Grapefruit is used in hair care to
promote hair growth.
- Grapefruit oil is non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing and
although listed as non-phototoxic, it can irritate the skin if exposed
to strong sunlight after treatment.
This refreshing oil helps to boost digestion, benefits the immune system by
helping to clear the lymphatic system, helps with skin problems, and can be
used for muscle stiffness, water retention and for bolstering the nervous
Burners and vaporizers
In vapor therapy grapefruit oil can be used for hangovers, headaches, over
indulgence, mental exhaustion and depression.
Blended massage oil or in the bath
Grapefruit oil can be used in a blended massage oil, or may be diluted in
the bath to assist with cellulite, colds and flu, lack of energy, jet lag,
muscle fatigue, overweight, headaches, moodiness and mental and physical
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||Grape Fruit Oil
||As Mentioned On Label
||Jan. 2011 (Please follow standardstorage conditions for better
||Orange Brown to Dark Yellowish, Brown or Olive Brown occasionally
Lemon Yellow colour
||The odour is Pleasant Orange like with a rich Neroli reflection,
Physico-Chemical Properties: -
Product Details :
||1.4730 - 1.4770
||+63o To +78o
||Limone, Alpha-Pinene, Camphene Cineol Do-Pintene, Citral &
||Soluble in Alcohol and other Organic solvents& in soluble in
|Botanical name||Citrus paradisi|
|Appearance||Pale yellow liquid|
|Relative Density||0.8760 - 0.8950|
|Refractive Index||1.4570 - 1.4640|
|Miscibility||Soluble in 3 volumes of 70% (V/V) ethanol with clear liquid|
|Optical Rotation||-12 to -6 deg C|
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