Often referred to as the “forbidden fruit,” grapefruit offers a number of health benefits that fortify overall health. For instance, the oil possesses natural purifying and cleansing properties that help protect against skin problems.
Grapefruit oil is also said to support proper metabolic function, which can strengthen your ability to stay healthy and fit. The oil soothes sore muscles and joints, while combatting physical and mental fatigue. The oil’s strong purifying and cleansing properties, along with its natural ability to invigorate, make it one powerful agent to have on hand when you?re gearing up to get in shape.
Uses for Grapefruit Essential Oil
To sharpen focus, add 3-4 drops grapefruit to a diffuser and inhale deeply. You can also use grapefruit topically for minor skin issues and bug bites. Simply dilute and apply it to the area of concern.
For muscle and joint discomfort, massage 1-2 drops gently into the affected area. You can also use grapefruit to clear up breathing through diffusion or a topical application to the chest.
General Methods of Application
Apply NEAT. Aromatically. Internally. Topically.
Those with sensitive skin should dilute the oil with a carrier oil. Avoid touching the eyes, ears, and other sensitive areas with the oil. People who are nursing, pregnant, or are receiving medical attention should consult their physician before use. Additionally, make sure to store the oil away from children. This oil is photosensitive; avoid direct sunlight for 12 hours after applied topically.
Blend Recipe: Detox Massage Blend
- 30 mL Carrier Oil
- 2 drops Grapefruit Essential Oil
- 2 drops Cypress Essential Oil
- 2 drops Juniper Berry Essential Oil
- 2 drops Lavender Essential Oil
- 2 drops Basil Essential Oil
Boost circulation and flush out bodily toxins by combining all oils in a small dark glass jar. Mix or shake well then apply to the reflex points of the feet and over the area of the liver. Store in a cool, dry place and shake well before each use.
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