Grapefruit essential oil is extracted through a method known as cold-pressing- the oil is extracted from glands located in the peel of the grapefruit. Many brands of face lotions and creams include grapefruit essential oil because of its refreshing scent and potent antibacterial and antioxidant activity. Grapefruit essential oil also has potent antibacterial and antimicrobial effects and is commonly used both topically and in aromatherapy. Research suggests that using this citrus oil may balance mood, decrease blood pressure, and relieve stress
Benefits of Grapefruit Essential Oil:
- Reduces blood pressure
- Reduces stress levels
- Can balance mood
- Has antibacterial and antioxidant properties
- Treats acne
How to use Grapefruit Essential Oil:
- Add a few drops to your bath to have a relaxing time
- Grapefruit essential oil can be inhaled after sprinkling a few drops of the oil onto a cloth or tissue, or by using an aromatherapy diffuser or vaporizer.
Avoid contact with eyes and inner ears. Dilute with a carrier oil before use. Discontinue use if irritation or rash occurs. If you are pregnant or nursing, or have a history of allergic reactions, speak to a doctor before using any essential oil. Always store the oils in a safe area away from children.