Grapefruit oil is extracted from the fresh peel of the fruit with cold
extraction process. This process helps in extracting about 0.5% to1%.
The main chemical components of grape fruit oil are a-pinene, sabinene,
myrcene, limonene, geraniol, linalool, citronellal, decyl acetate, neryl
acetate and terpinen-4-ol. Grapefruit oil contains mostly the monoterpene
hydrocarbon, limonene (ca. 90%). Other volatile constituents include
sesquiterpenes (e.g., cadinene and paradisiol or intermedeol); aldehydes (C7
to C12 aldehydes, neral, geranial, perillaldehyde, citronellal, a-sinensal,
and ß-sinensal); esters (e.g., geranyl acetate, neryl acetate,
perillyl acetate, octyl acetate, decyl acetate, citronellyl acetate,
trans-carvyl acetate, 1,8-p-menthadien-2-yl acetate, and
1,8-p-menthadien-9-yl acetate); and nootkatone (a bicylcic sesquiterpene
Essential Oil Information
Originally from Asia, grapefruit is now also cultivated in USA, Brazil and
Israel. The tree is about 10 meters (30 feet) high with white flowers and
large, pale yellow fruit. The leaves of the tree are glossy. The oil glans
are deeply embedded within the peel and only a small amount of oil is
yielded from the fruit.
The oil is consumed within the six months, if pack is opened. It possess a
sharp refreshing smell. The oil is watery in viscosity and is light ruby or
pale yellow in color.
High in vitamin content, grape fruit helps in protecting against flu and
cold. It is very much efficient in treating cellulite and positively effects
on obesity. The oil possess diuretic properties that removes excess water
from the body.
It is good for mood uplifting and helps with depression and stress. The oil
clears the toxins from the body, stimulates the lymphatic system and fight
with muscle stiffness and fatigue. The grapefruit oil is also used for
promoting hair growth.
Grapefruit oil is rich in anti-oxidants mainly Vitamin-C. The diuretic
properties of the oil keep your body light and free from toxins. It also
works as stimulant and helps in making brain active. The oil is a
non-sensitizing, non-toxic and non-irritant. It is also known for its
non-phototoxicity but it can irritate the skin if exposed to strong sunlight
Light ruby or pale yellow in color, the grapefruit oil is a refreshing oil
that benefits the immune system. It can be used in blended massage oil and
in different lotions and creams. The oil helps in boosting digestive power,
helps with skin problems and can be used for water retention and muscle
Blends Well With
The Grapefruit Essential Oil blends well with Bergamot, Frankincense,
Geranium, Lavender and Palma Rosa oil
The Grapefruit oil is non-phototoxic, non-sensitizing, non-irritant and
non-toxic but it can irritate skin when exposed to direct sunlight after
applying. The oil shold be avoided during pregnancy.
We are capable of delivering the oil through reputed shipping partners like
DHL, Fedex, UPS, TNT, EMS. Moreover, we also ship our quality goods by means
of air as well as sea.