Grapefruit vitality essential oil supports healthy weight-management programs when taken internally and combined with a healthy diet and exercise.* In the Vitality Dietary Essential Oil Collection!
So reap all the benefits of grapefruit by drinking it in your water every day! Don't forget to add it to water or smoothie to support your fitness routine. Grapefruit vitality oil promotes cleaning and is rich in the naturally occurring constituent limonene like many
cold pressed citrus oils including lemon vitality.
Grapefruit Vitality tastes great in desserts, marinades, and salad dressings. Or my favorite, Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio. Makes an awesome summer white sangria!
Did you know that Grapefruit contains 88-95% d-limonene?
What is Naturally Occurring Limonene?
Limonene (d-limonene) is contained in the peels of citrus fruits such as grapefruit, orange and lemon.
The simplest way to reap the benefits of Grapefruit is to use Grapefruit Vitality Essential Oil. Grapefruit oil is always available and the oil doesn’t go bad when you don’t use it right away!
Drink a lot of water? Place a drop of grapefruit oil in your water or white wine and drink the benefits of grapefruit all day and night!
Love all the Citrus Oils? I do! Then try Citrus Fresh Vitality Essential Oil blend that contains Lemon vitality, Tangerine Vitality, Orange Vitality and Spearmint Vitality Oil. Refreshing oil to add to your water bottle on those HOT days of summer! Or, in Florida, all year round! Or to complement your exercise routine.
There really are hundreds of benefits of Grapefruit. Read below for more information on how to use it and what to use it for. This section will also provide you with some fun suggestions, safety precautions for you and your pet!
As I receive new tips and testimonials for Grapefruit Essential Oil they will be added to the page, so check back frequently!
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What is the Genus Species? Citrus paradisi
Why is this information important? It's always important to know your genus species of your oil. Just the common name on the bottle doesn't really tell you exactly what you're getting.
Where did the name come from? Grapefruit was first bred in Jamaica by Captain Shaddock; therefore, it was called “shaddock” or “shattuck” until the 1800s! Then it was given the name grapefruit because it looks like clusters of grapes on the tree.
Why is this information so important? Its not, it’s just a fun fact!
What Part of the Plant is Used? cold pressed from the rind.
What is the ORAC Value? 22,600 µTE/100g
What Does this Number Mean? ORAC stands for Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity. It tells you the antioxidant capacity of a food item. This was developed by the USDA researchers. For instance: Oranges = 750; Clove = 1,078,700. Wow! The number for clove is NOT a typo!
Most Interesting Historical Reference?
Did you know that the grapefruit is thought to be a hybrid between pomelo (Citrus maximus) and the sweet orange (Citrus sinensis)? Captain Shaddock cultivated the pomelo and sweet orange seeds in Jamaica (18th century) which soon led to its hybridization!
What are the Plant Properties? Energizing and purifying.
What are the Documented Uses and Benefits of Grapefruit Vitality Essential Oil? Supports healthy cleansing and detoxification*. May promote satiety (feeling of fullness)*. Supports healthy weight-management programs when taken internally and combined with a healthy diet and exercise.* Supports exercise and fitness goals as it helps to promote drinking water*.
Want to Learn about Lemon's Emotional, Spiritual and Other Uses?
Then go to Benefits of Lemon Essential Oil!
How do I Use it?
Use undiluted - 50:50 dilution. Then,
Can this Oil be used for Animals? Yes. Always start slow. With a small dog or cat use a toothpick amount to start. (Dip toothpick in bottle to get that amount).
I only recommend using Young Living Oils on animals at this time.
Note about Animal Use: Certain oils can be very toxic to cats. Citrus and pine products and oils in particular. Please consult your vet if you are not sure about applying any essential oil to your pet.
What are the Safety Precautions? Only therapeutic grade essential oils should be used for results. Because it is approved as a Food Additive (FA) by the FDA, Grapefruit Oil is readily available on the market in many different qualities.
It is Generally Regarded as Safe (GRAS). Although it may be used as a dietary supplement, it is advised not to use it in this manner for children under 6 years of age.
If pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a healthcare professional prior to use.
Essential Oil Trivia?
Did you know in Barbados it was originally called "forbidden fruit”? But now, they consider it one of the "Seven Wonders of Barbados."
Did you know that grapefruit was brought to the United States in 1823 by Count Odette Philippe? He brought it to the Tampa area (city known today as Safety Harbor)!
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Tips and Testimonials from an Essential Oil User
Have a bottle of white wine or champagne you opened and don’t really like it s taste? No problem, just add a drop of grapefruit essential oil to change its taste! The benefits of grapefruit continue!
I have saved hundreds of glasses of wine using this trick. And who knows, you just may like it so much, you use it this way all the time! I do! Love it in Sauvignon Blanc!
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