5 Uses For Grapefruit Essential Oil

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Grapefruit essential oil can provide an uplifting environment due to its invigorating and energizing aroma, while acting as a purifying agent when added to a skin care routine.

Referred to as a “forbidden fruit” and one of the “Seven Wonders of Barbados, ” Grapefruit was first documented in 1750 by Welshman Rev. Griffith Hughes. The name “grapefruit” is attributed to the fruits growing in clusters which resemble those of grapes. Known for its energizing and invigorating aroma, grapefruit essential oil helps uplift mood and provides a clarifying effect to the mind. Grapefruit is also renowned for its cleansing and purifying properties and is frequently used in skin care for its ability to promote the appearance of clear, healthy-looking skin. Grapefruit essential oil can also support a healthy metabolism.*

Some of my favorite uses for grapefruit essential oil:
– Add to your teenager’s facial routine to improve the appearance of blemishes (avoid sun exposure)
– Diffuse while dieting or trying to lose weight to increase motivation
– Add one to two drops to your water to support a healthy metabolism*

Grapefruit essential oil blends well with:
– Peppermint essential oil
– Rosemary essential oil
– Frankincense essential oil
– Bergamot essential oil
– Lemon essential oil
– Cypress essential oil
– Lavender essential oil
– Ylang ylang essential oil

Every essential oil has an emotional component. Grapefruit is The Oil of Honoring The Body. Grapefruit essential oil teaches true respect and appreciation for one’s physical body. It supports individuals who struggle to honor their physical body and are caught in patterns of mistreatment. These forms of abuse may include sever dieting, judging one’s body weight or type and abusing the body through negligent behavior or violence. These acts are often motivated by a hate and disgust buried within the psyche which gets directed toward the physical body. Though the individual may obsess over how they look, deep down they never feel they look good enough. There is a dissatisfaction that persists. Grapefruit essential oil is often misused in overly strict dietary and weight-loss programs. The reason this oil helps curb emotional eating is because it encourages a positive relationship with one’s physical body based on love, tolerance and acceptance. Grapefruit encourages integrity by respecting one’s physical needs. This oil assist an individual in listening to their true physical needs and impulses. It also assists one in taking responsibility for what they feel. Grapefruit teaches that no amount of food can fill a hole in the heart – only love can do that. As the individual takes ownership of their feelings and get the help they need in addressing them, they no longer have a need to hide their feelings behind food, body abuse, strict regimens, eating disorders or other forms of addiction. (Excerpt taken from Emotions & Essential Oils: A Modern Resource for Healing)

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease

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