BOTANICAL NAME: Citrus (Latin name for citron) paradisi (of paradise)
EXTRACTION: Cold pressed
DESCRIPTION: Grapefruit essential oil is extracted from the rind of the pink grapefruit. The first grapefruit tree was recorded to be cultivated in the West Indies in the 18th Century. The cold expression of the fruit peels yields an essential oil that is a greenish to orangish yellow in colour with a sweet, fresh citrusy scent similar to that of a sweet orange. The essential oil is uplifting, purifying and toning.
KEY COMPONENTS: Pinene, limonene, linalool, geraniol, sabinene