Grapefruit Essential Oil
Grapefruit Essential Oil is one of many essential oils used in aromatherapy. Essential oils are generally used in very small quantities, e.g. measured as a small number of drops of the essential oil in a larger quantity of an appropriate carrier oil.
|Method of Extraction:||Cold expression (from the fresh peel).
Also, some oil may be distilled from the peel and other remains of the fruit after its juice has been extracted - the oil that results from this technique is of a lesser quality.
|Source locations:||Native to Asia and the West Indies but now cultivated in many countries worldwide.|
|Non-Aromatherapy Uses:||In products such as:
More about Aromatherapy:
- What is Aromatherapy ?
- History of Aromatherapy
- Massage Therapy and an overview of Massage Techniques
- Carrier oils vs. Essential Oils (article)
- Individual pages about carrier oils and essential oils
For more information see also books about aromatherapy.