Grapefruit essential oil is cold pressed from grapefruit (Citrus grandis, Rutaceae) peel and has a very intensive, distinctive fruity scent. “MĖTA” Grapefruit essential oil is 100% plant odor obtained by cold-pressing of Citrus x paradisi fruit peel.
Grapefruit essential oil has a similar intensity to that of sweet orange – a fresh, sweet, light scent that is classified as one of the highest perfume notes – for up to 24 hours. The origin of “MĖTA” grapefruit essential oil is Sicily. More»
“MĖTA” Grapefruit essential oil is 100% plant odor obtained by cold-pressing of Citrus x paradisi fruit peel.
Grapefruit essential oil has a similar intensity to that of sweet orange – a fresh, sweet, light scent that is classified as one of the highest perfume notes – for up to 24 hours.
The origin of “MĖTA” grapefruit essential oil is Sicily.
Grapefruit essential oil contains about 90% limonene, which is also a mild antiseptic and also tightens and nourishes the skin. Grapefruit essential oil – a great skin care product – brightens the skin and smoothes wrinkles, strengthens nails. Therefore, grapefruit essential oil is a classic ingredient: for the production of mature skin tonics, skin and nail care creams, lotions and other products.
Due to the pleasant smell of fruit, it is used in cosmetics manufacturing, for flavouring: soaps, bath extracts, sea salts, etc.
Grapefruit essential oil is widely used to flavor food.
At home, grapefruit essential oil is used to disinfect washrooms and remove unpleasant odors (tobacco, burns, pets). To do this, add 10 drops of grapefruit essential oil to 600 ml of water.
Perfect for use with:
essential oils of Anise, Thyme, Cloves, Juniper, Cedar, Peppermint, Lavender, Pine, Rosemary and other citrus fruits.
Methods and amounts of use:
Aromatic bath: essential oils are insoluble in water, thus dissolve 10-30 drops of essential oil mix in a glass of milk, kephir, yoghurt, cream, a tablespoon of plant oil or some honey and then pour the mixture into your bath.
Cream or lotion: put 10-15 drops of the essential oil mix into 1 spoon of unfragranced cream or lotion.
Hand cream or lotion: one-time use: 3 drops of the essential oil in 1 teaspoon of fatty oil.
After-shave lotion: 40 drops of essential oil mix into 120 ml of apple vinegar or vodka and 80 ml of distilled water.
Massage: 10-15 drops of essential oil mix into 2 tablespoons of plant oil.
Shampoo, conditioner or for rinsing hair: add 2 drops of the essential oil into the bottle of shampoo or 2-3 l of water with some lemon juice.
Sauna: 15 drops of essential oil mix into 10 l of hot water for soaking besoms.
Aromatic lamp: 4-5 drops for 5 sq. m. area. For daily use (don’t forget to add warm water).
Facial steam bath: 2-3 drops into 1 l hot water.
Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products, identifies the following allergens:
Grapefruit essential oil includes natural components: citral, citronellol, limonene, linalool.
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