||Citrus maxima oil, Citrus paradisi macf. peel oil
||8016-20-4 F.E.M.A. : 2530
||Plant Parts Used
||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 leaves
Constituents & Specifications :
Grapefruit oil has various chemical compounds that include pinene,
sabinene, myrcene, limonene, geraniol, linalool, citronellal, decyl acetate,
neryl acetate, terpinenol, Geraniol, Citral and Neral.
Specific Gravity :
0.84800 - 0.85600 @ 25°C
Refractive Index :
1.47300 - 1.47900 @ 20°C
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
- 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.