The grapefruit tree was originally from Asia. It is now grown and harvested in the United States, France, Brazil and Israel. The Grapefruit tree itself is a large, shiny gloss-leaved tree, about 10 meters (30 feet) high, with white flowers and large, pale yellow fruit.
Skin: Grapefruit essential oil has antiseptic and disinfectant properties that wrestle against harmful organisms like bacteria and virus. The antiviral and antibacterial effects of this oil make it one among the best essential oils for treating wounds, cuts, bruises, acne and other microbial infections.
Mind: The anti-depressant properties of this oil flushes out the negative thoughts, depressive feelings and emotions that demotivate the mind and stop you from moving ahead. Grapefruit essential oil cleanses the aura, mind and the life force of the human body,which helps in restoring the power and spiritual realm.
Body: Grapefruit and its essential oil have been an effective natural remedy for treating obesity and supporting weight-loss. This is attributed to its diuretic, lymphatic and aperitif properties.Apart from this Grapefruit essential oil is also an excellent pain reliever that can help you in treating headache, back pain and migraine pain quickly.
Caution: Avoid during pregnancy and with sensitive skin. It can cause possible sensitization in some individuals, so use in very low concentration only. It is important to note that all Essential Oils are extremely concentrated in nature and if to be applied on the skin or body, should always be diluted upto a maximum dosage of 4% in a suitable carrier oil.