Benefits of Grapefruit Essential Oil

Grapefruit is by far my favourite essential oil. I love the citrus, strong but yet light aroma it contributes to any environment. I use it in my hair masks, face scrubs, and as a roll on essential oil perfume. The smell gives off a great all around happy feeling that just reminds me of a great summer day at the beach. Grapefruit oil smells great but those are not the only benefits of this great scent!

Benefits of this powerful essential oil:

  1. Antioxidant
  • Contains loads of vitamin C
  • Boosts our immune system
  • Protects our bodies from toxins and oxidants
  • Fights premature aging, degeneration of tissues, loss of vision and hearing
  • Prevents mental sluggishness and nervous systems disorders
  1. Anti-Depressant
  • Uplifting relaxing effect on the mind
  • Relieves anxiety and stress
  • Alleviates symptoms of depression
  • Aroma stimulates effects of certain hormones on the brain
  • Induces positive feelings
  1. Lymphatic
  • Ensures healthy functioning of the lymphatic system and boosts its activity
  • Clears the body of toxins
  • Fights problems such as cellulite, blood urea, arthritis, gout and renal calculi
  1. Skin Care
  • Keeps the skin clean
  • Treats oily skin and acne
  • Refreshing
  • Heals wounds, cuts, bites and prevents skin infections
  • Helps with UV light damage
  • Will even help with cellulite
  1. Weight Loss Booster
  • Metabolism boost
  • Assists in reducing appetite
  • Reduces cravings and hunger
  • Lower sugar cravings significantly
  • Helps with detoxification

*TIP* Add several drops to your water, diffuse at home or at work, massage onto skin when a craving strikes!

  1. Anti-bacterial
  • Helps reduce/eliminate harmful strains of bacteria that can enter our bodies through food or water
  • Fights strong bacterial strains responsible for food-borne illness (e-coli, salmonella)
  • Kills internal bacteria or fungus, preserves food, disinfect water
  1. Hangover Cure
  • Gallbladder and liver stimulant
  • Reduces headaches, cravings, and sluggishness
  1. Air Freshener
  • Gets rid of unpleasant odors in your kitchen, washroom, and even your appliances
  • Eliminates bacteria in odors that remain in the air
  1. Candida Killer
  • Antifungal abilities
  • Reduce yeast and bacteria which cause candida virus symptoms
  • Fights urinary tract infections
  • Helps treat lung and nasal infections
  1. Reduces PMS Cramps
  • Lowers inflammation and increased blood flow
  • Helps PMS symptoms: headaches, bloating, fatigue and muscle pain

*TIP* Add a few drops to your nightly bath, place some on your shirt color or your wrists!

On top of all these great benefits you can also add a few drops to your shampoo for a great hair cleanse. Enhance the flavor in your meals and smoothies and even your water!

I love me some grapefruit!

Comment below if you have used grapefruit essential oil for any of the above, or any I didn’t mention, SHARE J

ONE LOVE SOUL FAMILY XOXO.


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