Grapefruit White** Essential Oil July Special

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citrus paradisi

 CAS 8016-20-4

Cold pressed from the rind of the fruit.  There are usually colour variations from batch to batch; current batch is light yellow - fresh and zesty and its and Australian product _ some of the labels may still have a different country of origin while we await new ones

Top note. Light  odour quotient.

Warm, fresh, very TARTY when fresh .

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

This oil is almost clear  and has a fresh, clean, uplifting aroma. It is cold pressed from the rinds of ripe or nearly ripe grapefruit. It is generally regarded as an uplifting oil and thus is useful where stress, mood swings, depressive thoughts and exhaustion are indicated. White Grapefruit essential oil is a good astringent for balancing oily skin and hair, and is a useful addition to facial toners. THERE IS quite a bit of research data on the web about  Grapefruit essential oil can be added to body wrap blends to aid in cellulite mobilization and elimination.

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As with all cold pressed citrus oils you might see slight sedimentation on settling - some of the heavy phytochemicals existing in the rind.  They can be used or filtered out.Key constituents

Limonene usually 90-95 %,

pinene, sabinene, myrcene, octanol, decanol, caryophyllene