Grapefruit Essential Oil has many physical and aromatherapy benefits. It is extracted from the peel of the grapefruit, not its pulp or flesh obtained through compression.
Benefits of Grapefruit Oil on the nervous system: One of the most recognized aromatherapy benefits of grapefruit oil is it’s anti-depressant and uplifting ability due to its stimulating effect on certain hormones, which subsequently have an uplifting effect on the brain. It induces a positive feeling that in turn relieves anxiety and stress. When inhaled, grapefruit oil can help curb headaches, mental fatigue and depression, put in a diffuser for a fresh uplifting fragrance in your space.
Benefits of Grapefruit Oil on the skin: Add grapefruit essential oil can be added to your favorite carrier oil and rubbed on your skin, because of its antimicrobial properties, grapefruit oil can help treat and heal infections in wounds and cuts. Grapefruit essential oil is rich in vitamin C and has a significant content of anti-oxidants which helps to neutralize the free radicals that damage the skin and speed up the signs of aging. Anti-oxidants boost up the skin’s regenerative abilities and maintain a youthful look.
Benefits of Grapefruit Oil on the body: It can suppress your appetite and relieve water retention when added to water. For the detoxifying benefits add 6-12 drops per gallon of water. The diuretic properties help to keep the body free from toxins by flushing them out through urination. It is believed to reduce blood pressure and keep the heart healthy. It is known to clean the kidneys of unhealthy deposits and protect against renal infection. Additionally, smelling grapefruit essential oil helps to reduce cravings for sweet foods.
Grapefruit oil is a powerful cellulite crusher. Toxin build up and fluid retention creates cellulite in fat cells. When toxins are not flushed out of the body, they accumulate in cells. Grapefruit oil flushes out the free radicals that create cellulite. Simply mix 1-2 drops of grapefruit oil with some coconut oil and massage on the body parts in a kneading pattern every night.