The French call grapefruit 'pamplemousse' and it is almost always used as a top note, adding piquancy to a blend. Tommy Hilfiger's Tommy has a top note of grapefruit, as does Tuscany per Donna.
Pink Grapefruit has a unique, sophisticated scent that is more refined than that of white grapefruits.
It is conventionally grown and it is cold-pressed from the peel of the fruit.
Grapefruit can be cleansing and satisfying. It is also a great oil to help with weight loss.
Use a few drops in a diffuser to freshen the climate of your home. Sniff directly from the bottle to curb your appetite.
Psychological & Emotional uses
Positively stimulating, refreshing and uplifting, grapefruit aroma inspires and clears the mind. Citrus oils help to eliminate emotional confusion and increase one’s sense of humor and well-being.
Effects on the skin
Cautions: Grapefruit Essential Oil can cause photosensitivity. Avoid use during pregnancy.
Essential Oil Information
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