New Zealand Candle Supplies
Grapefruit Essential Oil
|Botanical Name||Citrus Racemosa|
|Plant Part||Crude Peel|
Description: Like the fruit itself, the essential oil of Grapefruit is rich in antioxidants. It boasts high quantities of vitamin C, alongside antiviral and antimicrobial properties to help eliminate infections. It is said that Grapefruit essential oil works as an antibacterial helping prevent oily skin and acne.
Properties: Grapefruit essential oil can be used as an antidepressant, an appetite suppressant, and diuretic, and a lymphatic. The fresh yet bitter aroma of Grapefruit essential oil makes it uplifting and soothing creating a good way to help relief stress.
Contraindications/Cautions: Grapefruit essential oil may cause some skin irritation when exposed to direct sunlight after application. Sensitive skin may have an allergic reaction or have some skin sensitization when using.