Grapefruit essential oil has a fresh, sweet and citrusy aroma. Its main constituent is limonene.
Grapefruit essential oil blends well with many other essential oils, including bergamot, lemon, neroli, geranium, palmarosa, lavender, rosemary, cardamom, basil and ylang ylang.
Like other citrus oils, grapefruit essential oil is generally considered a top note.
*Note: while grapefruit essential oil is a citrus oil, it is known to be non-irritating. However, as with all citrus oils, caution is advised when using for skin care, especially if skin will be exposed to the sun which could increase the skin’s sensitivity.
There are so many ways to use essential oils! The above suggested uses are just an introduction to a wide variety of quick tips and recipes available on auracacia.com. Because essential oils are highly concentrated, we recommend diluting them in a carrier product like skin care oil, water, unscented lotion, or unscented liquid soap. Follow this guide for safe, effective use. suggested uses
Quick Tip Mix 24 drops with 4 tablespoons baking soda for a scrubbing powder.
Recipe Grapefruit Body Scrub
12 drops Aura Cacia Organic Grapefruit Essential Oil
6 tablespoons ground oats
2 tablespoons unscented liquid soap
4-ounce Aura Cacia Wide Mouth Amber Glass Jar
In jar, combine all ingredients. Stir until well blended, then use with water as a body scrub.