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Grapefruit Essential Oil
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Latin Name
Citrus paradisi
Plant Family
Rutaceae
Country of Origin
Argentina
Chemical Constituents
limonene(60-100%)
myrcene(1-5%)
How to Use
4-5 drops in bath
4-5 drops on a tissue/vaporiser
15 drops in 50ml carrier
Extraction Method
100% Pure Grapefruit Essential Oil is the volatile oil obtained by expression from the peel of the Grapefruit in Argentina
Characteristic
A clean fresh and sharp top note which really lends itself to giving life to blends. A citrusy undertone reminds you of its origins.
A glossy leaved tree with the large fruits hanging from it. The yield from Grapefruit is very low compared to other citrus such as Orange and Lemon. Expeller is the best method of extraction as distillation yields a low quality.
Oils to Blend with
Blends well with all other citrus and spice oils and also with palmarosa, neroli, rosemary, cypress, juniper, lavender, jasmine, rosewood and ylang ylang.
Precautions
Flammable.
Do not use during pregnancy.
Keep away from children and eyes.
Do not take internally or apply undiluted to the skin.
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