Properties: This oil is historically known for its stimulating effects to both the mind and the body. A common citrus fruit, Grapefruit has been associated with creating a stimulating effect on the brain that can assist in giving new direction to thoughts. Like the essential oils of most citrus fruits, grapefruit essential oil is commonly associated with helping to induce uplifting and relaxing effects on mind. These properties can potentially assist in developing positive feelings of hope, depression relief, and a general reduction in feelings of anxiety and stress. This effect is said to be attributed to two sources including its aroma and secondly to its potentially stimulating effects of certain hormones that have uplifting effects on the mind. Grapefruit essential oil is a great start to your day and can easily be used by adding a few drops to a morning shower.
Botanical name: Citrus racemosa
Extraction method: Cold Pressed
Parts used: Fresh Peal