Grapefruit is often used in aromatherapy. By breathing the citrus aroma you can improve your mood while offering other benefits. It contains many beneficial substances such as citronella and limonene. The versatility of grapefruit essential oil makes this oil the first choice for supporting healthy metabolism, digesting fats, detoxifying the liver, and promoting healthy blood flow. Many topical blends include grapefruit oil to reduce cellulite and reduce fat everywhere in the body (including triglycerides). In the recent past, fad diets focused on grapefruit due to its weight loss properties, but it needs to be used in the right way. Not everyone who wants to lose weight will test beneficial for grapefruit oil; but if you do, it will be a great addition to the lifestyle changes necessary for weight loss. Always remember, applying grapefruit essential oil to the skin will increase sensitivity to the sun where applied.
Helps suppress appetites
It induces well-being and helps reduce anxiety
Helps lower blood pressure
Helps skin with acne
Use in ayurvedic medicine
Mix 5 drops of Grapefruit essential oil with 2.5ml of sesame oil and massage it gently on your stomach and abdomen to stimulate the secretion of saliva, bile and other gastric juices. Ama or the toxins in the body are mainly due to improper digestion. As Grapefruit essential increases pitta energy, which is responsible for digestive fire, the chances of indigestion, constipation and other digestive disorders are very less. Excess of kapha energy is one major cause for obesity according to Ayurveda. Grapefruit oil is a boon to mankind as it pacifies kapha and increases pitta force, through which it eliminates the excess deposits of water, fat, toxic substances and cholesterol through urine and sweat.
Use in chinese medicine
In Chinese medicine, herbs and essential oils are classified by the direction they move energy in the body. Grapefruit essential oil keeps energy and fluids moving downward. Therefore, it benefits slow digestion and indigestion by encouraging food and beverages to process efficiently through the digestive system. Many of the citrus oils, including grapefruit, have a stimulating effect on the body, so they increase alertness during the day.
Drip 3 drops of essential oil into the water in the bowl of the scent lamp or your favorite diffuser. Especially useful for acne, colds, depression, drowsiness, nighttime conditions, headaches and time zones.
Help with digestion problems
Mix (2% concentration) grapefruit with carrier oil (for example, jojoba or coconut) and apply it to the abdominal area to improve digestion.
Add 1–2 drops of grapefruit oil to your water, inhale it directly from the bottle, diffuse 5 drops in your office or home, or massage 2-3 drops into your chest and wrists when a craving strikes.
Add 2–3 drops to a sterile cotton ball along with a touch of coconut oil. Then rub the mixture it into your wrists, neck or chest. You can also diffuse 5 drops of grapefruit or inhale it directly from the bottle.
Diffuse 5 drops of grapefruit essential oil in your home, add 1–2 drops to a glass of water, or apply 1–2 drops topically to your temples and neck.
To get rid of unpleasant odors in your kitchen, appliances and bathrooms, diffuse 5 drops of grapefruit oil along with other citrus scents like lemon essential oil and orange oil. While your house fills with a clean scent, you also eliminate odor-causing bacteria from the air. Additionally, you can use a small amount of grapefruit essential oil on wooden surfaces, countertops, floors or in household appliances to kill bacteria and odor naturally.
Improve Hair Health
Add 2-3 drops of grapefruit oil to your shampoo or conditioner and massage it into your scalp and hair. You can also add 1-2 drops of grapefruit to a small amount of coconut oil and rub the mixture into your clean, damp hair after bathing.
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