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.
*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 skin care, 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 suggested uses below 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.
Quick Tip Mix 24 drops with 4 tablespoons baking soda for a scrubbing powder.
Like other citrus oils, grapefruit essential oil is generally considered a top note.
Organic Citrus paradisi (grapefruit) oil.