Grapefruit ( pink ) ( Citris paradisii )
Pink Grapefruit essential oil is also useful for enhancing self esteem. After inhalation, one will feel a sense of empowerment. It is not unusual for people to actually recapture childlike joy after inhaling Pink Grapefruit oil. The urge to skip down the street or jump on the bed would not be unheard of.
Not only does Pink Grapefruit help to diminish people's appetites, but it also helps improve digestion and metabolism.
Adding a drop or two of Pink Grapefruit essential oil to the shampoo bottle will result in a lustrous shine in one's hair. Pink Grapefruit has also been shown to help eliminate oily scalps and other skin and hair conditions.
If Pink Grapefruit oil is applied topically, it can have beneficial toning and astringent effects. It has also been proven to stimulate the lymphatic system. In this way it helps the body remove toxins.
Last, but not least, Pink Grapefruit makes an amazing room freshener and deodorizer. It even works as a disinfectant and can be very effective as an aromatic mist!
This refreshing oil helps to boost digestion, benefits the immune system by helping to clear the lymphatic system, helps with skin problems, and can be used for muscle stiffness, water retention and for bolstering the nervous system.
Burners and vaporizers
In vapor therapy grapefruit oil can be used for hangovers, headaches, over indulgence, mental exhaustion and depression.
Blended massage oil or in the bath
Grapefruit oil can be used in a blended massage oil, or may be diluted in the bath to assist with cellulite, colds and flu, lack of energy, jet lag, muscle fatigue, overweight, headaches, moodiness and mental and physical tiredness.
Lotions, creams and washes
Used in a base cream, lotion or as a wash, grapefruit oil can help to clear a greasy, congested and acne skin, while also helping the tissue get rid of cellulite and drain any excess retained water.