Characteristics of Grapefruit Oil
Grapefruit oil can be recognised as one of the oldest used aroma oils. At first, it was only produced industrially in 1933. This oil leaves few people indifferent. It has a surprisingly delicate, bitter and fresh aroma with a cold tonic character. It refreshes and tones at the same time; it is mysterious and sensual, airy, light and daring, embodies prosperity, and a fresh approach to success.
Grapefruit Oil in Aromatherapy
It helps to establish relationships with the outside world, achieve success and adequately perceive yourself. The oil improves mood, relieves bouts of irritation, discontent and anger. The effect of grapefruit oil is aimed at increasing mental alertness and it effectively helps to get rid of morning sleepiness.
Grapefruit Oil in Cosmetology
Grapefruit oil normalises and reduces the activity of the sebaceous glands of the skin, which helps to get rid of blackheads and acne thus helping to clear the skin, the anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory effects also help fight acne.
Grapefruit oil tightens pores and whitens skin. Grapefruit oil is especially actively used in care products for oily hair prone to rapid contamination, as well as hair that needs to restore structure and tone.
Benefits of Grapefruit Oil
Grapefruit oil is composed of organic compounds with effective anti-inflammatory properties, also the antioxidants in the oil help reduce and prevent inflammation.
Like all citrus fruits, grapefruit oil is rich in vitamin C and contains bioflavonoids, known for their immune-enhancing properties and helping the body fight free radicals. Along with antimicrobial properties, grapefruit oil promotes health and protection against various diseases.
Grapefruit Oil for Weight Loss
The active ingredients in grapefruit oil not only boost metabolism, but also help suppress appetite and food cravings, especially from sugar as grapefruit oil acts directly on the hypothalamus, the satiety center of the brain. The scent of grapefruit oil helps control calorie intake, simply inhaling the scent of the oil 15 minutes before meals can help curb your appetite.
Grapefruit Oil for Home
Its sweet, pungent and refreshing scent with antiseptic properties make this oil an excellent addition to home cleaning products. It not only helps to get rid of unpleasant odours in the house, but also disinfects everything it comes into contact with (counter top, bathtub, floor or air). Grapefruit oil has a biofilm dilution property that makes it easier to remove dirt and dust and eliminates the germs responsible for the odours in your home.