Pink Grapefruit Essential Oil
Essential Oil of Pink Grapefruit (Citrus x paradisi) from USA is Therapeutic Quality Essential Oil steam distilled from the plant.
The Grapefruit comes from a tree with dark green leaves and white flowers. The origin of the tree is unknown but thought to be related to the pomelo which was first brought to Spain from Asia by Arab traders in the 12th century. It traveled from there to the West Indies in the 18th century and this led to the cultivation of Grapefruit in the New World.
Pink Grapefruit Essential Oil is created by the cold expression of the fresh peel from the fruit. It can be used in aromatherapy as well as a fragrance in perfumes and cosmetics and a flavor additive.
The aroma of Pink Grapefruit is cooling, cleansing, and a decongestant which can benefit a sluggish lymphatic system.
In Chinese medicine, Grapefruit Essential Oil is said to help relieve heat and stagnant Qi-energy in the Liver. This stagnant energy can lead to abdominal distention, nausea, and constipation. The oil cools the liver relieving these problems. An individual with a hot, damp constitution can be prone to arteriosclerosis and high blood pressure and Grapefruit Essential Oil can help prevent these conditions as well as alleviate the conditions if they occur.
The astringent, cleansing nature of this oil makes it ideal for oily skin, acne, and stretch marks.
On a psychological level, Pink Grapefruit Essential Oil has a cooling nature which can help relieve conditions of tension, irritability, frustration, and moodiness.
Grapefruit Essential Oil clears the mental congestion derived from frustration and self-blame. It promotes a lightness of spirit and hunger for immediate satisfaction.