Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi) essential oil produces a fresh, fruity and clean aroma that’s nearly identical to the broken peel of fresh grapefruit. It is found in many body care products, such as creams and massage oils, as well as home care products like cleaning sprays and air fresheners.
Aura Cacia Grapefruit Essential Oil typically comes from the United States. It is cold-pressed from the tissue of the rind, resulting in a fresh, bursting aroma.
- Grapefruit essential oil has a fresh, sweet and citrusy aroma. Its main constituent is limonene.
- Grapefruit essential oil blends well with many other essential oils, including bergamot, lemon, neroli, geranium, palmarosa, lavender, rosemary, cardamom, basil and ylang ylang.
- Like other citrus oils, grapefruit essential oil is generally considered a top note.
*Note: while grapefruit essential oil is a citrus oil, it is known to be non-irritating. However, as with all citrus oils, caution is advised when using for skincare, especially if skin will be exposed to the sun which could increase the skin’s sensitivity.
There are so many ways to use essential oils! The above-suggested uses are just an introduction to a wide variety of quick tips and recipes available on auracacia.com. Because essential oils are highly concentrated, we recommend diluting them in a carrier product like skin care oil, water, unscented lotion, or unscented liquid soap. Follow this guide for safe, effective use.