Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Pink grapefruit essential oil

Pink Grapefruit essential oil, citrus paradisi, has a fresh, citrus scent. It is refreshing and energizing and can be used as a natural air freshener with disinfecting properties. Pink grapefruit essential oil is thought to be beneficial as an anti-depressant, as it may help relieve anxiety as well as stimulating detoxification of the body and combating cellulite. It can be used as a massage oil on congested skin. Grapefruit essential oil may also be helpful in relieving symptoms associated with PMS. Grapefruit essential oil also refreshes the senses and lifts the spirit.
Pink grapefruit is a cultivated tree, often over 10m high with glossy leaves and large yellow fruits, believed to have derived from the shaddock. Essential oil is produced by cold expression from the fresh peel. It shares nutritional qualities of other citrus species, being high in Vitamin C and valuable protection against infectious illness. Native to Asia and West Indies: cultivated in California, Florida, Brazil, and Israel. The oil is produced mainly in California.
Grapefruit essential oil,citrus paradisi, blends well with the following essential oils: lemon, bergamot, neroli, orange blossom, rosemary, cypress, lavender, geranium, cardamom and other spice oils.
Grapefruit essential oil cautions - Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitzing. Phototoxic. Stay out of direct sunlight after applying to the skin.
Pink grapefruit oil properties - Antiseptic, antitoxic, diuretic, stimulant ( lymphatic, digestive), tonic.

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