8 things you should know about Grapefruit essential oil

Thanks to its tart taste and signature color, itís not hard to see why grapefruit is a citrus favorite. But this favored fruit is so much more than a side to your breakfast or an element in your summer sorbet. In fact, Grapefruit oil benefits range from skin-cleansing properties to weight-management supportónot to mention its delightful, cheery scent!

Check out our eight things you should know about Grapefruit essential oil and Grapefruit Vitalityô to learn more about these all-stars!

1. Origin story

Grapefruit trees can be quite tallóreaching up to 20 feet! They have lush, dense foliage, and the grape-like clusters of fruit are the source of the unique name. We cold press peels of the fresh fruit to distil this citrus essential oil and bottle the inviting smell of a grapefruit orchard for you.

2. Room refresher

Want your living room to feel like a sunny beach house or your bathroom to feel like a sleek spa? Grapefruitís complex scent is a welcome burst of freshness on its own or when combined with other essential oils.

We love to mix equal parts Grapefruit, Peppermint, Orange, Lemon, and Bergamot along with distilled water to create a DIY room refresher. Spray anywhere youíd like an uplifting and energizing scent!

3. Skin-cleansing superpowers

Grapefruitís great scent isnít the only reason you can find it in luxurious facial and body cleansers. Grapefruit essential oilís benefits also include its skin-cleansing properties, which leave skin with a smooth-looking glow. Refresh your evening ritual by adding Grapefruit essential oil to your lotions, toners, or cleansers, so you can see the benefits to your skin firsthand.

Keep in mind that Grapefruit is a photosensitive oil, and itís recommended that you avoid sunlight and UV rays for 12 hours after topical application.

4. Blissful blends

Grapefruit oilís sweet, invigorating scent is what makes it easy to associate this essential oil with feelings of joy, satisfaction, and playfulness. Thatís why itís a favorite for summery blends that can brighten any day the whole year through. Use the following blend for a bright, happy scent in your office, bedroom, or kitchen!

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SOURCE: 2018, May 02. Young Living. 8 things you should know about Grapefruit essential oil. Retrieved from https://www.youngliving.com/blog/category/diy

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