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Grapefruit Essential Oil Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Grapefruit Essential Oil
Glycemic Index / Load
Grapefruit Essential Oil

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Grapefruit Essential Oil Cures

Highly Effective


Action of Grapefruit Essential Oil

Highly Effective

Nutrients in Grapefruit Essential Oil

Most Effective

Parts Used


Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Grapefruit Essential Oil

Avoid use during Pregnancy and Breast Feeding.
Don't use undiluted.
It may irritate the skin, if exposed to the sun.
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Grapefruit Essential Oil is extracted from peels of the Grapefruit tree.
It is made by Cold Compress method.

Note: There is one more variety of Grapefruit Oil that is Grapefruit Seed Oil. It is extracted from the seeds of the Grapefruit. Do not get confused between Grapefruit oil and Grapefruit seed oil. They have same extraction process and medicinal properties. They only differ from where it is obtained.


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Materia Medica for Grapefruit Essential Oil

Grapefruit Essential Oil General

Grapefruit Essential Oil is processed from the Grapefruit peels.
It is packed with powerful Antioxidants and is rich in Vitamin C which boosts the immunity. It fights against free radical and cell damage.
It promotes healthy skin. It clears the pores and nourishes the skin. It improves the skin complexion. It reduces the signs of Aging. It helps in getting rid of Skin Problems like Pimples, Blemishes, Dark Spots, and Blackheads.
The Antiviral and Antimicrobial properties protect the body from Infections particularly of Colon, Stomach, Intestines and Urinary system.
The Antiseptic property prevents Wounds from becoming septic.
It has stimulating effects on the body. It regulates the secretion of hormones and enzymes, which increases the metabolism. It also secretes gastric juices and bile, which help in proper digestion of the food. It promotes mental health and improves Cognition. It improves mental clarity.
Besides, it also has positive effects on the mind. It uplifts the mood and calms the mind, thus, provide relief from Depression, Anxiety, and Stress.
It keeps a proper check on the weight. It works by reducing the food cravings.
It flushes out toxins from the body, thus acting as Diuretic. It reduces the level of Uric Acid and Sodium in the body causing Blood Pressure to fall. It keeps a good care of the heart.
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Grapefruit Essential Oil for Motion Sickness

Grapefruit Essential Oil promote feeling of total well-being.
Take one tablespoon of Sea salt and add six drops of Grapefruit Essential Oil in it. Mix them well. Inhale the scent of this blend. Repeat the process as needed to get relief.

Grapefruit Essential Oil for Bad Breath

Take one tablespoon of Coconut Oil and add two drops of Grapefruit Essential Oil in it. Mix them well. Swish with this oil blend for 15 minutes and spit. Do not swallow. Brush your teeth and rinse your mouth with water. Repeat the process once a day in the morning.
It will help to promote dental health and stop Bad Breath.

Grapefruit Essential Oil for Teething Problems

Take three drops of Olive Oil and add one drop of Grapefruit Essential Oil in it. Mix them well. Before use on babies do a patch test on your own gums to be sure that the mixture is not too spicy. If needed, add more Olive Oil. Apply this oil blend to the affected area. Repeat the process after every two hours.
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Herbal Treatment For Hangover 3

Juniper Essential Oil detoxifies and cleanses the body. It provides relief from Aches and Pains. Grapefruit Essential Oil relaxes the Mind and the body. Rosemary Essential Oil improves concentration and mental functioning. It reduces Headache and Dizziness due to Hangover.
Take the following :
Juniper Essential Oil : 2 to 3 drops
Grapefruit Essential Oil : 2 to 3 drops
Rosemary Essential Oil : 1 to 2 drops
Milk : 1 teaspoon
Mix all the ingredients well. Add into your bathing water. Stir will. Soak your body into the water for 25 to 30 minutes.

Herbal Treatment For Hangover 4

Juniper Essential Oil is helpful in expelling harmful toxins from the body. Rosemary Essential Oil improves the Memory and reduces Fatigue. Grapefruit Essential Oil soothes the Mind and relaxes the body.
Soak a cotton or flannel cloth in some water. Squeeze the excessive water out. Apply a drop each of Juniper Essential Oil, Grapefruit Essential Oil and Rosemary Essential Oil on the cloth. Rub the cloth quickly over the entire body.

Herbal Treatment For Menopause 4

Grapefruit Essential Oil cools the body and combats the problem of Night Sweats. Lime Essential Oil refreshes the mind and body. Thyme Essential Oil provides relief from Menstrual Cramps and reduces the occurrence of Hot flashes. Sage Essential Oil helps in detoxifying the body and reduces the symptoms of Menopause.
Take the following Essential Oils :
Grapefruit Essential Oil : 10 to 12 drops
Lime Essential Oil : 10 to 12 drops
Thyme Essential Oil : 5 to 6 drops
Sage Essential Oil : 5 to 6 drops
Mix all the Essential Oils. Add 1 to 2 tablespoon of any Carrier Oil in it. Stir well. Do a complete body massage with this Oil blend.
Add 5 to 7 drops of this essential Oil blend into bathing water. Take bath.

Herbal Treatment For Premenstrual Syndrome 4

Take 3-4 drops of the following essential oils-
Grapefruit, Ylang Ylang and Clary Sage.
Add One tablespoon of any carrier Oil.
Massage the lower back with this blend at the onset of Premenstrual Syndrome symptoms.

Herbal Treatment For Cyst 1

Take two drops of Coconut Oil ( or any other carrier oil ) and add one drop each of Grapefruit and Thyme Essential Oil. Mix them well. Apply over the affected areas. Repeat the process three times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Edema 3

Take two tablespoons of Coconut Oil ( or any other carrier oil ) and add six drops of Geranium Essential Oil and four drops of Grapefruit Essential Oil in it. Mix them well. Add this oil blend to a warm bathtub and soak in it for 15 minutes. Repeat the process once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Debility 13

Lemon and Grapefruit Essential Oil help to increase alertness. Diffuse Lemon and Grapefruit Essential Oil in a ratio of 1:1 in your home or in the area where you spend most of the time.

Herbal Treatment For Dandruff 42

Take one tablespoon of warm water and add four drops of Grapefruit and three drops of Lemon Essential Oil in it. Mix them well. Massage this blend to the scalp after shampooing and style as usual. Repeat the process once a day.
It will help to stop oily scalp.

Herbal Treatment For Oily Skin 7

Take quarter cup of vodka and add seven drops of Grapefruit and five drops of Lemon Essential Oil in it. Mix them well. Dab a cotton ball with this blend and apply to the face. Repeat the process two times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Swelling 12

Grapefruit and Lemongrass Essential Oil alleviate Swelling. Grapeseed Oil help to strengthen the tissue.
Take one tablespoon of Grapeseed Oil and add six drops of Grapefruit, four drops of Lemongrass Essential Oil in it. Mix them well. Massage with this blend to the affected area. Repeat the process after every two hours.
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