Botanical Name: Citrus racemosa
Plant Part: Crude Peel
Origin: France or Italy
Extraction Method: Cold Press
Plant Description: The grapefruit tree was originally from Asia. It is now grown and harvested in the United States, France, Brazil and Israel. The Grapefruit tree itself is a large, shiny gloss-leaved tree, about 10 meters (30 feet) high, with white flowers and large, pale yellow fruit.
Note: Medium to Top
Aromatic Fragrance: Grapefruit Pink essential oil has a fresh tart citrus smell that is very characteristic of the fruit.
Aromatic Strength: Medium
Common Applications: It is believed by aromatherapists to be a spiritual up lifter and toease muscle fatigue and stiffness. It is also a purifier of congested oily and acne prone skin. It is also sometimes added tocreams and lotions as a natural toner, and in some circles it is believed to promite hair growth though there is not any medical documentation verifying this.
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Storage Directions: Essential Oils should be stored in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight. Essential Oils should be stored in colored glass, the most common storage method being used today are Boston Round Bottles in the amber tint.
Blends Well With: Grapefruit pink blends well with other members of the citrus family, rosemary, cypress, lavender, geranium, cardamon and generally most spice oils
Cautions: None declared, though in rare cases it may cause some photosensitization.