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Grapefruit Essential Oil, or citrus grandis peel oil contains purifying and antioxidant properties. It is known for its fragrance which helps calm and reduce stress.
It is known that its fragrance helps calm stress. Atmospheric antiseptic.
On a cosmetic level, Grapefruit Essential Oil has antioxidant and moisturizing properties, stimulates collagen synthesis and purifies. It also has anti-aging and protective properties against the oxidative processes of the skin. It is perfect for balancing oily skin. It also helps fight cellulite.
The origin of the grapefruit is not exactly known, although numerous investigations indicate that it is a natural cross between the sweet orange tree and the pummelo (a different species) produced in Barbados, in the West Indies. From there, its cultivation spread throughout the Caribbean, and later to the United States, where its large-scale production began. Worldwide, Mexico holds third place in the production of this citrus along with oranges.
The main components of grapefruit are some volatile essences, carbohydrates, mineral salts, pectins and vitamins A, B, and C.
Among its properties and benefits, the following stand out:
A Cosmetic Level:tonic, reducing, detoxifying, anti-cellulite and liporeducing, astringent(Ideal for the treatment of acne and oily and congested skin).
At Therapeutic Level: depurative, diuretic, disinfectant and stimulant.
At the psychological level: antidepressant.
It is a tremendously Yin essential oil, with purifying properties at the body level, which makes it a great ally in the fight against cellulite and in reducing treatments in general. One of the basic essential oils in the treatment of oily skin or skin with sebaceous hypersecretion. To include in anti-stress formulations as it combats tiredness, melancholic states and promotes positive attitudes.
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL, LIMONENE*. * Natural components of the essential oils.
Use: Topical use. Perfume to be diluted in a carrier oil. Max. recommendation: 3% (body use).
Cautions: Topical use. Avoid contact with your eyes and other sensitive areas. Keep out of the reach of children. Consult your doctor before using during pregnancy, breastfeeding or with any other medical treatments. Some essential oils are sensitive to light, so dont expose skin to the sun after use. Store in a cool (<25ºC), dry place, away from light. Flammable.
We present a powerful formula that you can create yourself to treat cellulite and localized fat:
Prepare a mixture of 60 ml of Carrot Vegetable Oil, Wheat Germ Vegetable Oil and Sesame Vegetable Oil (in equal parts) + 15 drops of Grapefruit Essential Oil, 10 drops of Cypress Essential Oil, 5 drops of Ginger essential oil, 5 drops of Grapefruit essential oil.
Use as a massage on problem areas in the morning and at night after showering.
You can further enhance its results by applying our Queen of Hungary Water body tonic first.
And if you want a true treatment to shape your figure, be sure to ask about our Silhouette treatments at your nearest AlqvimiaStore & Spa.
Diffuser: We recommend the use of diffusers without heat, such as the ALQVIMIA Flask, since heat modifies the properties of essential oils. Use a maximum of 10 drops of Essential Oil Preparation in the diffuser.
Bath: dilute a maximum of 10-15 drops of Essential Oil Preparation in a small amount of milk (vegetable or animal), yogurt, honey, salt or Bath Gel. This is because essential oils are not soluble in water and need a vehicle to dissolve in the bath.
Steam Inhalation: apply a maximum of 5 drops of Essential Oil Preparation in a saucepan of hot water with approximately 1-2 liters of water, and perform inhalations covering the head and the saucepan with a towel, to keep the steam for longer.
Sauna: dilute a maximum of 2 drops of the Essential Oil Preparation for every 500ml used in the sauna.
Air freshener spray: we recommend the use of Alqvimia Anti-Stress Eau de Cologne.