Botanical Name: Citrus paradisi
Plant Part: Peel
Processing Method: Cold Pressed
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, Pale yellow to reddish orange liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note with a medium aroma, Grapefruit Pink has a fresh, sweet citrus smell that is very characteristic of the fruit.
Blends With: Grapefruit blends well with other members of the citrus family, as well as Rosemary, Cypress, Lavender, Geranium, Cardamom and generally most spice oils.
Product Abstract: The grapefruit tree was originally from Asia but it is now grown and harvested in the United States, France, Brazil and Israel. The grapefruit tree itself is a large tree about 10 meters (30 feet) tall, with glossy leaves, white flowers and large, pale yellow fruits with pink flesh. The differences between the White and Pink Grapefruits are minor, but more Pink Grapefruit is produced because it is sweeter. The difference in cost is simply from supply and demand.
Cautions: This essential oil may contain phototoxic properties and it is suggested to avoid exposure to the sun after application to the skin. Dilute well before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.