Grapefruit’s fresh and invigorating aroma is sure to uplift the mood and please the senses. Pressed from the rind, Grapefruit is more than just a fresh scent, its cleansing and invigorating properties have made it a favorite among essential oil lovers.
Appetite Suppression: Many lovers of grapefruit essential oil note that it curbs cravings and emotional eating or binge eating when used aromatically.
Cardiovascular Support Add a drop to your lotion in the evening and massaging toward the heart.
Cellulite: Mix 1-2 drops with coconut oil and massage into the body in a kneading pattern every evening.
Digestion: Stimulate the digestive system by adding a drop to water, or massaging over the abdomen.
Dry Throat Add 1-2 drops in a cup of warm water and gargle, swallowing after. Use your own judgment on how frequently to try this. You might also consider adding a drop to a teaspoon of coconut oil and swishing it through the mouth, gargling, then swallowing or spitting out. Fatigue: Increase your energy levels naturally by diffusing the oil or applying a drop over your chest.
Kidney Support: Help the urinary system by massaging the oil over your lower abdomen and back and adding to your water or smoothies.
Liver Disorders: Help the body cleanse by adding grapefruit essential oil to your water or smoothies and massaging directly over the liver.
Lymphatic Decongestant/Cleansing Add a drop to your lotion and massage into the skin, starting at your hands and feet and moving massaging the heart.
Mental Stress: Diffuse throughout the room or rub through your hair to uplift the mind and create clarity and confidence. You can also use topically in lotion, a bath, or over your heart center or solar plexus. Migraine Headaches Especially good for migraines that come about from stress, try applying this oil topically or using in any aromatic way that isn’t overpowering to the senses.
Obesity Exposure to grapefruit essential oil has been shown to decrease the appetite and help you lose weight. Use it aromatically throughout the day, especially during times of stress, and add several drops to each glass of water (this not only acts as a supplement, it flavors your water making you more likely to drink enough during the day).
Overeating Decrease binge eating and cravings by diffusing the oil as needed, inhaling directly from the bottle, or using as a perfume.--