Grapefruit Essential Oil
Fill your space with the sweet, tangy, unmistakable aroma of grapefruit with our Grapefruit Essential Oil. Cold pressed from grapefruit peels, this oil is naturally uplifting and energizing. It’s also antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and high in healing antioxidants.
Whether you’re looking to improve your mood, sanitize surfaces without harsh chemicals, or support your health, Grapefruit oil is an excellent choice. It’s one of our favorite citrus oils and adds a bright, cheerful top note to any essential oil diffuser blend. You can also dilute it with a carrier oil for topical application.
Grapefruit essential oil benefits for skin include soothing irritation, moisturizing dry and cracked skin, and lightening dark spots. When used in haircare products, Grapefruit adds shine and nourishes at the roots for new hair that’s thicker and stronger. Plus, the delicate yet vibrant scent helps you feel invigorated and more focused.
Try Grapefruit essential oil for homemade candles, soaps, body washes and bath bombs, cleaning products, and more. It’s a wonderful essential oil that will add positive vibes to your home, office, car, or any space.
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Benefits & Features
- Diffuse or inhale to boost your energy levels and reduce mental and physical fatigue. It’s also great for jet lag, PMS, and seasonal depression.
- Dilute with a carrier oil and use to cleanse and tone the skin, while reducing the appearance of hyperpigmentation, sun spots and age spots, and fine lines.
- Use on the abdominal region to soothe cramps, bloating, constipation, and promote better digestion, and inhale to help with nausea.
- Add to your shampoo or conditioner to add extra shine to your hair while reducing oily buildup and dandruff.
- Add 3-5 drops to a mix of white vinegar and water to make a natural cleaning solution that sanitizes and refreshes your home.
Grapefruit Cheer Room Spray
Eliminate odor-causing bacteria, allergens, and pollutants while filling your space with the sweet, tangy aroma of Grapefruit with this cheerful room spray.
- 10 drops Grapefruit Essential Oil
- 1 cup Water
- 1 teaspoon Witch Hazel
Instructions: Combine all ingredients in a spray bottle and shake well to combine. Shake again before each use. Spritz generously into the air, or onto pillows, linens, and soft furniture.
- Botanical Name: Citrus x paradisi
- Country of Origin: Mexico/South America*
- Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
- Plant Part: Citrus Peel
- Aroma: Citrusy, Fresh, Tangy
- Consistency: Thin
*Some of our essential oils have multiple countries of origin. To determine the origin of your bottle of essential oil, click here for batch-specific GC/MS test.
Safety / Purity
May cause irritation in its pure form. Always dilute with a carrier oil and patch test prior to extensive topical use. Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding. Keep out of reach of children and pets.
Safe to use topically with children ages 2 and up when diluted to a 1-2% dilution rate. Click here to learn more about using essential oils for kids.
CAUTION: Grapefruit is phototoxic and may temporarily increase your sensitivity to sunlight, resulting in a higher risk of sunburn. When using topically, avoid direct sun exposure and tanning beds for at least 12 hours after application.
Safe Diffusing Tips:
- Diffuse in an open, well-ventilated area.
- Keep children and pets out of the direct line of mist.
- Diffuse in 30-60 minute intervals with ample break periods.
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GC/MS tests verify the purity and quality of all Rocky Mountain Oils products, so you can be sure you're using the safest, highest-quality essential oils available on the market.
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Grapefruit Essential Oil FAQ
What is Grapefruit essential oil good for?
Pure Grapefruit and Grapefruit essential oil blends are good for adding natural antibacterial properties to homemade cleaning products, reducing inflammation, supporting the digestive system, boosting energy levels, improving sleep quality, supporting healthier skin, hair, and nails, and supporting better concentration and memory.
Does Grapefruit essential oil curb appetite?
Yes! According to studies, the scent of Grapefruit may lower appetite by increasing activity in the gastric vagal nerve. This nerve stimulates digestion white reducing cravings. Grapefruit is also high in an antioxidant compound called limonene, which suppresses appetite. While further research is needed, inhaling or diffusing Grapefruit essential oil before a meal may help you feel fuller faster and crave fewer calories.
Who should avoid using Grapefruit oil?
While Grapefruit essential oil benefits many people, it may interact with some prescription medications. Research indicates that grapefruit can block the body’s ability to metabolize certain enzymes, which means some drugs may enter the bloodstream too quickly or remain in your system for longer than advised.
You should avoid Grapefruit oil and consult your physician before using it if you are taking statins to lower cholesterol, certain blood pressure and heart medications, antihistamines, organ-transplant drugs, and anti-anxiety medications like bupirone.
What does Grapefruit essential oil do spiritually?
With its sweet and uplifting aroma, Grapefruit oil is said to help open and expand your heart center while cleansing negative energy from your aura. This essential oil also supports deeper meditation, energy work like reiki, and balancing chakras. Try diffusing Grapefruit as you practice yoga, meditate, or write in a gratitude journal.