Grapefruit White

Citrus paradisi

White Grapefruit (Citrus paradis), from the Rutaceae family is the rotund, yellow-orange sour to semi-sweet fruit of a subtropical evergreen citrus tree.

With a fresh, uplifting aroma, the oil is cold pressed from the rind of the fruit and is cherished for its many uses and benefits.

It has a very high (88 to 95 percent) content of highly valued limonene as well as antioxidants. Its benefits are purifying, cheerful and uplifting. White Grapefruit is slightly tart and less sweet than Red or Pink Grapefruit. It is also a good choice for aromatherapy purposes and as a top note in natural perfumery.

A wonderfully energising oil, its citrusy tangy odour is sweet and fresh.

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White Grapefruit has a very high (88 to 95 percent) content of highly valued limonene.

It’s major Constituents are Limonene, Myrcene and Alpha-Pinene

It is an exotic uplifting oil.

The essential oil of Grapefruit White is rich in antioxidants. Primarily, it has a wealth of Vitamin C.

Grapefruit White has antioxidant components. The antiviral and antimicrobial properties of grapefruit essential oil make it a good disinfectant.

Grapefruit is a good astringent for balancing oily skin and hair, and is useful in facial toners. Clarifying properties

It also helps with fluid retention, circulation – great with cellulite

 Phototoxic.- low risk but dilute oil and do not go out in sun directly after application for at least 4 hours.

With an iinvigorating and energizing aroma, White Grapefruit oil invokes a sense of clarity, and due to its main chemical component, limonine, can help to uplift mood.

It is used widely in aromatherapy and perfumery. In aromatherapy the high monoterpene content of White Grapefruit is an outstanding choice in detoxifying blends.

It’s fresh aroma makes it great in diffusers and air fresheners

It is a popular ingredient in soaps, bath products and body products with its uplifting aroma and stimulating properties.

 Within skin and hair care applications, it offers astringent properties that help to balance oily skin and hair. It is a useful addition to facial toners. With its powerful cleansing properties, Grapefruit oil is valued for its skin care benefits and ability to promote the appearance of clear, healthy-looking skin when applied topically.

Phototoxic.- low risk but dilute oil and do not go out in sun directly after application for at least 4 hours.