Grapefruit oil has disinfecting, antibacterial, purifying effects; improves blood circulation, tones lymphatic system and promotes evacuating toxins and wastes from the body. It eliminates edema, relaxes tight muscles, tones, relieves headache and acts as a prophylactic remedy for depressive states. Grapefruit oil is recommended for improvement of secretion and drainage functions of the sebaceous glands, for lightening and whitening oily skin. It purifies and tones skin perfectly, prevents comedones.
Grapefruit oil restores normal secretion in case of greasy hair, improves hair tone; if used continuously, it prevents it from accumulation of excess dirt and sticking together. This oil strengthens and nourishes hair greatly, makes it look healthy and shiny.
Monocomponent essential oils: calamus, anise, orange, bergamot, valerian, vanilla, verbena, clove, geranium, grapefruit, spruce, jasmine, ylang-ylang, ginger, hyssop, cedarwood, cypress, coriander, cinnamon, lavender, laurel, frankincense, lime, lemon, marjoram, mandarin, melissa, myrrh, myrtle, juniper, nutmeg, mint, neroli, palmarosa, patchouli, petitgrain, silver fir (abies), wormwood, rose, rosemary, rosewood, sandalwood, Siberian pine, pine, thyme, thuya, fennel, tea tree, sage, eucalyptus.
How to use essential oils:
Inhalations: add a blend of essential oils to a bowl. Place a towel over your head and shoulders and place your head over the bowel, inhale slowly and deeply, repeat 2-3 times.
Aromatherapy is the easiest way to use essential oils in your house. Using oil burner your can create pleasant atmosphere in any room. First place some warm water into a bowl and then add a few drops of essential oil thereto.
Rinsing: add essential oil in required dosage to a glass of boiled water. Rinse several times a day.
Compresses: place 200 ml of water previously brought to the required temperature to a bowl, add the required amount of oil. Soak a towel in this mixture and hold the towel to the skin for 5-10 min.
Face masks: place 10 g of the respective base oil into a small container which can be hermetically closed, add the required essential oils, follow prescribed doses carefully. Mix thoroughly – enriched oil is ready for use.
Aromatic baths: water temperature in the bath should be 35 to 38°С. You can previously dissolve required essential oil in 100 ml of milk, or 1 tablespoon of honey, the optimum duration of such procedure is 10-15 min.
In steam bath: add a few drops of essential oil to a bucket of water. Pour it into hot rocks.
Massage: apply 10 drops of base oil or cream to your palm. Add the required amount of essential oil. Rub the mixture between your palms and do the massage.
Grapefruit oil: oil burner: 5-7 drops per 15 sq.m.; baths: 4-6 drops; massage: 15-20 drops per 100 ml of base oil; compresses, soak therapy: 4-5 drops per 200 ml of water; enrichment of creams, masks, toners: 3-5 drops per 15 ml of the base.
Grapefruit oil: hypersensitivity to citrus fruits. Seek aromatherapist’s advice before use.
Attention! Overdosing can cause skin irritation.
Depending on the type supplied in 5 ml, 10 ml