Grapefruit oil is obtained by cold pressing compression or CO2 extraction from the fresh of partly dried peel of grape fruit (Citrus paradisi). Cold pressing of the peel gives the yields of 0.5 - 1 %.
Grapefruit Essential oil is less known for its qualities but this oil has immense quality and highly potential therapeutic qualities. It is mainly used in aromatherapy, massage, Pharmaceuticals, confectionery and food as flavor, Cosmetics, toiletries etc.
It is traditionally known for its property for losing weight. This oil is known for boosting moral and increasing energy levels, it higher the energy levels and increase stamina which helps you to perform better in all walks of life. It helps to increases the rate of metabolism which helps a person to gain optimal health.
It is well known Antidepressant, anti inflammatory, antiseptic, disinfectant, stimulant and diuretic. It is well known source of vitamin C which help to develop and improve immune system.
It is also used to cure addictions, for improving appetite, cures edema, Kidney Support, Liver Disorders, it is a good cleansing agent, it eases the discomfort during the migraine, it is very helpful in all kind of skin problems it is even helpful in skin cancer too.
Grapefruit essential oil is thin watery oil which carries sweet, tangy, refreshing and citric aroma. It can be watery white pale yellow or reddish yellow in color.
Main constituents of this oil are Alpha-Pinene, Sabinene, Myrcene, D- Limonene, Linalool, Citronellal, and terpinen-4-ol.