Referred to as a “forbidden fruit” and one of the “Seven Wonders of Barbados”, Grapefruit was first documented in 1750 by Welshman Rev. Griffith Hughes. The name “grapefruit” is attributed to the fruits growing in clusters which resemble those of grapes. Grapefruit is known for its energising, invigorating and uplifting aroma. Grapefruit is also renowned for its strong citrus and fruity flavour. Experimental research has shown that diffusing Grapefruit essential oil may curb cravings. Taken internally, Grapefruit oil helps support blood sugar levels already in a normal range.*
HOW TO USE:
doTERRA Grapefruit is a favorite oil to use as an air freshener, thanks to its delightful aroma. Grapefruit has an uplifting and cheering effect on emotions. Inhaling Grapefruit oil while dieting or trying to lose weight can increase motivation. Taken internally, Grapefruit oil supports the metabolism and offers detoxifying benefits.* Grapefruit oil can be helpful when added to a teenager’s facial routine to improve the appearance of blemishes (use at night to avoid sun exposure for 12 hours after application).
AROMA:Citrus, floral, fruity
COLLECTION: Cold pressed grapefruit rinds (peel)
MAIN CONSTITUENTS: d-Limonene
Keep out of reach of children. Possible skin sensitivity. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Application to skin may increase sensitivity to sunlight. Read contradictions of medications if you are taking any before using Grapefruit!
Grapefruit is a relatively recent addition to the citrus family. It was first documented in the Caribbean islands in the 1750s and is believed to be a natural cross breeding between the sweet orange and the pomelo.