INGREDIENT

Grapefruit Oil

Citrus paradisi

Uplifting and refreshing
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Products with this ingredient

Grapefruits have a fresh, zesty fragrance which has an uplifting effect on the mind. Grapefruit oil is thought to have antibacterial effects on the body and hair.

Description

Description

The grapefruit is a hybrid between an orange and a pomelo, which belongs to the Rutaceae plant family. Cyprian grapefruits grow on large evergreen fruit trees, which can grow up to nine metres tall and produce around 500 fruits per year. The oil from these large, yellow fruits is extracted by cold expression from the peel. Grapefruit oil is popular for lifting the mood and has been used extensively to clear the mind and help with stress. The oil is pale yellow, has a sweet citrus aroma, and is made up of around 90% limonene, which is thought have antiseptic, astringent and antibacterial effects on the body and hair, clearing the skin and adding shine the hair shaft.

At a glance

At a glance

Benefit
Clear the mind, refresh the body
Time of harvest
February and March
Origin
Cyprus
Grapefruit Oil can be found in these products
42
Products with this ingredient
Grapefruit Oil can be found in these products
Scalp Treatment
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£11.50
225g
Hair Mist
Lift your hair on a sea breeze
£12.95
100g
Breath Of God Perfume
Perfume
Infinite. Divinely enlightened.
£25.00
30ml
Soap
Roll up, roll up!
£3.50
100g