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.
With antidepressant, antiseptic, and disinfectant properties, Grapefruit essential oil has been known to help with cellulite, digestion, water retention, fatigue, headaches, and stress.
In one study, the results suggest that an aromatherapy massage with Grapefruit essential oil is an effective way to reduce abdominal fat, waist circumference, and to improve body image in post-menopausal women. Read the full study here.
Tips from dōTERRA:
Apply Grapefruit with some fractionated coconut oil to problem areas to support healthy skin.
Diffuse to help balance and uplift your mind and reduce anxiety.
Put 2-3 drops in a glass of water to help support metabolism.
Diffuse Peppermint and Grapefruit together for an uplifting and refreshing aroma.
Tips from dōTERRA’s Facebook Fans:
“[I use it ] in a scrub with peppermint on the feet. Smells amazing and invigorating for tired and/or hot feet.” -Rayna Ann Doyle Prettyman
“I use a drop of grapefruit in my water to give the essence of grapefruit flavor and to energize my day.” -Seranna Nesmith
“I use grapefruit and peppermint for migraines. Works wonders.” -Kimberly Rakowski Briggs
“Used for sinus infections! Runny noses! Apply straight to face. Works wonders on my 4 year old even!” -Brooklynn Parker
“It’s good for the those places you want to lose fat from. I just massage it in before a workout.” -Angie Ashton
“I dab it on my wrists when I’m feeling low energy for a quick pick me up. I love the combo of Grapefruit and Geranium” -Erin Glasser-Devore
“Works for cellulite! I swear it lessens the appearance immediately!! Use it for massage on legs!! It works believe me!!” -Petite Bouyer
“I add Grapefruit with Lemon to my water to make it taste great and to help detoxify.” -Carol McCullough Colvin
“I use a few drops in my dryer for a fresh smell!” -Christine Pastrama
*These statements have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. dōTERRA products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. Pregnant or lactating women and persons with known medical conditions should consult a physician prior to the use of any dōTERRA product. Avoid sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying product. The statements shared from our Facebook page are the personal opinion of independent persons and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of dōTERRA International, LLC