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Grapefruit essential oil-

Latin name:  Citrus paradisi

Extraction method:  Expressed.

Parts used:  Peel

Countries of Origin:  USA, Nigeria, West Indies, Brazil, Israel.

Point of Interest:  USA is the largest supplier of Grapefruit essential oil.  Thoughts are the tree originated in Asia..

Perfumery note:  Top

Color:  Pale yellow to yellow to orange

Aroma:  Uplifting, fresh, fruity, refreshing, 

Properties:  Contact an aromatherapist.

Blends well with:  Florals-Chamomile, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Rose, Ylang Ylang.  Woods-Rosewood, Cedarwood, Sandalwood.  Resin of Frankincense.  Herbs-Lemongrass, Citronella, Palmarosa.

Mode of application:  Bath, topical compress, ointment, massage, inhalation, diffusion

Safety information:  Photo toxic.  Do not use on skin prior to being exposed to sun.  May cause a burn or dermatitis.  Non-toxic, non-irritating, non-sensitizing.  Oxidized oil should be avoided due to skin irritation.

Disclaimer: This information is intended for education purposes only and has not been evaluated by the FDA. This information may not be complete or fully accurate. This information is not intended to cure, diagnose, prevent or treat disease.  As with all essential oils, always dilute prior to using topically and please perform a skin patch test prior to using. Essential oils, if used internally, should be under the direction of a qualified practitioner in Aromatic Medicine. Always seek the advise of a qualified, trained aromatherapist. Don't ever hesitate to ask about the education of the Aromatherapist.  Keep out of the reach of children.

Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi)

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