Grapefruit Pink** Essential Oil
citrus paradisi

Escentials of Australia


Its mostly orange in colour and very very mouth wateringly fragrant. It has a characteristic tart citrus odour, and is cold pressed from the rinds of ripe or nearly ripe grapefruit. It is is generally regarded as an uplifting oil and thus is useful where stress, mood swings, depressive thoughts and exhaustion are indicated. In cosmetic applications it is recommended for oily skin types, is often used in acne applications, and as a tonic for scalp and hair products. The properties are similar to White Grapefruit but like the fruit, the oil tends to be a bit less tart than the white one.


This oil is known to cause photosensitisation and should not be used in leave on skin products, or otherwise sunlight exposure should be delayed for 12 hours after application.

CAS 8016-20-4

Analysis Specific Gravity 0.853

Refraction Index 20 C 1.476



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