Latin Name: Citrus Paradisi
Part of Plant Used: Fruit Peel
Extraction Method: Cold Press
Grapefruit Essential Oil has distinct properties that may offer a variety of health benefits including reduced blood pressure and stress levels. Sourced from the peel of the Citrus paradisi fruit, proponents suggest that breathing in the oil’s tangy scent can help lift your mood and offer a variety of benefits.
Inhaling the aroma or topical application is thought to transmit messages to a brain region involved in controlling emotions. Known as the limbic system, this brain region also influences the nervous system. Aromatherapy proponents suggest that essential oils may affect a number of biological factors, including heart rate, stress levels, blood pressure, breathing and immune function.
Grapefruit essential oil is also used to reduce stress, stimulate circulation, increase energy, enhance mood and improve digestion.