Grapefruit
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Product description

The health benefits of grapefruit essential oil can be attributed to its properties as a diuretic, disinfectant, stimulant, antidepressant, antiseptic, aperitif, lymphatic, and tonic substance.

Extracted from the fresh peel or rind, grapefruit essential oil is an excellent appetite suppressant, detoxifier, fat dissolver and helps prevent bloating and water retention in the body. AMPK stimulates the body to use up sugar and reduces the accumulation of fat which leads to increased weight loss.

Grapefruit essential oil is composed of limonene, alpha-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, geraniol, linalool, citronellal, decyl acetate, neryl acetate, and terpineol, out of which the top two constituents are limonene and myrcene. Grapefruit tastes great and its essential oil has numerous health benefits.

Grapefruit 5 mL | SKU:

Grapefruit 15 mL | SKU:

Grapefruit Supplement Facts

Serving Size: 1 drop

Servings per Container: 5mL = 85 / 15mL = 255

Dosing of Grapefruit

When combined with a carrier oil (such as jojoba, sweet almond, or avocado), grapefruit essential oil can be applied directly to the skin or added to baths.

Grapefruit essential oil also can be inhaled after sprinkling a few drops of the oil onto a cloth or tissue, or by using an aromatherapy diffuser or vaporizer.

Physiology of Grapefruit

In aromatherapy, grapefruit essential oil is typically used for the following problems:

  • Acne
  • Colds
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Hangovers
  • Headaches
  • Jet lag
Grapefruit essential oil is also used to reduce stress, stimulate circulation, increase energy, enhance mood, and improve digestion.
When used as an ingredient in personal-care products, grapefruit essential oil is said to treat oily hair and skin.

Side Effects Grapefruit

Grapefruit essential oil can cause skin irritation if exposed to strong sunlight after application. 

Grapefruit essential oil should not be taken internally without the supervision of a health professional. Internal use of grapefruit essential oil may have toxic effects.

In addition, some individuals may experience irritation or an allergic reaction when applying grapefruit essential oil to the skin.  
 
There's also some concern that applying grapefruit essential oil to the skin may increase your sensitivity to ultraviolet light emitted by the sun and—as a result—raise your risk of skin cancer. When using grapefruit essential oil on your skin, it's crucial to protect against ultraviolet light exposure by applying sunblock.

Disclaimer

Nutritional supplements are classified as a food by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Supplements do not require the same rigorous testing, review and approval that drugs are required to go through. Therefore, the statements contained in this document regarding Grapefruit have not been reviewed and approved by the FDA. However, significant research has been done on this product by many universities, public and private business. We at 5-Point Wellness, LLC desire to share information about Grapefruit, in order to educate our clientele to make well informed decisions for themselves.

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