The essential oil of grapefruit is present in its peel and extracted by compression. Grapefruit essential oil’s top two constituents are Limonene and Myrcene. The medicinal properties of it’s essential oils are many, including keeping oily skin clean.
Like the fruit itself, the essential oil of Grapefruit is rich in anti-oxidants. Primarily, in Vitamin-C. This vitamin, boosts our immune system and fights free radicals. This oil is effective in protecting the body from all harms done by the oxidants, like aging, degeneration of tissues, macular degeneration, loss of vision and hearing, lethargy, and nervous disorders.
The diuretic properties of Grapefruit Essential Oil help in removal of excess water, fats, sodium, uric acid and other toxins from the body and also reduces blood pressure and keeps our heart healthy. Frequent urination also keep the urinary tract free from infections.
The Anti Viral and Anti Microbial properties of Grapefruit essential oil make it a good disinfectant. It eliminates infections that are present in the body and protects it from new infections. It is effective on infections of colon, stomach, intestines, urinary system,kidneys, and infections on skin.
This oil is an excellent stimulant for the body and the mind. It stimulates brain, makes it active and gives new directions to thoughts. It also stimulates the endocrine glands and promotes proper secretion of hormones and enzymes, keeping the whole metabolism in shape. It helps to stimulate the nervous system and makes you more active and alert. The digestive system benefits, as well as the lymphatic system, circulatory system and excretory system.
Grapefruit essential oil is a natural Anti Depressant. Like essential oils of the most of the citrus fruits, it has great uplifting and relaxing effects on mind. It induces a positive feeling of hope and helps relieve anxiety and stress. This effect is due to its aroma and its stimulating effects on certain hormones; which have uplifting effects on the brain.
The anti septic properties of Grapefruit Essential Oil makes it perfect for application on bruises, wounds, cuts,and acne; to protect them from microbial infections. It protects wounds from tetanus and from becoming septic.
The lymphatic system plays a vital role in our body. It is involved in the removal of unwanted and toxic substances from the body. Grapefruit Oil helps boost the lymphatic system; freeing the body from toxins and fighting problems like cellulite, blood urea, rheumatism, arthritis, gout and renal calculi.
Are you familiar with the term ‘Tonic’? A tonic is a substance that tones up systems. A hair tonic tones hair follicles and keeps your hair healthy and strong. Grapefruit essential oil is a complete health tonic toning up all the organic systems operating inside, like the digestive system, circulatory system, metabolic system, nervous system and excretory system. It tones up and strengthens the liver, improving its secretions. All of which boosts the overall immune system.
Dietary Supplement: Put 2 drops in a capsule. Take three times daily or as needed.
Topical: Dilute 1 drop with 1 drop of V-6™ or olive oil. Then apply to desired area as needed.
Aromatic: Diffuse up to 1 hour three times daily.
Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use. Avoid direct sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying product.
Keep in a cool dark place.
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