|Botanical Name||:||Citrus paradisi|
|Common Name||:||Citrus maxima oil, Citrus paradisi macf. peel oil|
|CAS #||:||8016-20-4 F.E.M.A. : 2530|
|Plant Parts Used||:||Peel|
|Extraction Method||:||Cold pressed|
|Color & Odor||:||Yellowish to reddish yellow clear liquid with sweet dry citrus grapefruit odor|
The grapefruit tree is originated in Asia. It is a large, shiny gloss-leaved tree that can grow about 10 meters (30 feet) high, with white flowers and large leavesConstituents & Specifications :
Grapefruit oil has various chemical compounds that include pinene, sabinene, myrcene, limonene, linalool, citronellal, decyl acetate, neryl acetate, terpinenol, Citral and Neral.Specific Gravity :
0.84800 - 0.85600 @ 25°CRefractive Index :
1.47300 - 1.47900 @ 20°CProperties :
Grapefruit oil are antidepressant, antiseptic, aperitif, diuretic, disinfectant, lymphatic stimulant, tonic and anti-infectious.Benefits & Uses :
- Grapefruit has a high vitamin C content and is therefore valuable to the immune system. It helps protect against colds and flu, has a very positive effect on obesity.
- It has an uplifting effect on the mood and helps with stress and depression.
- It has been used for acne, appetite supprestant, cellulite, chills, circulation, colds, depression, detoxification, exhaustion-- physical and mental, flu/influenza, hair growth and tension headaches.
- It is a great nontoxic spray or wash for the cleaning of all pet areas, cages and bedding etc. to provide a germ free environment.