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The Oil Of Honoring The Body - Grapefruit doTERRA’s
Essential Oil

Grapefruit, known as a “forbidden fruit” and one of the “Seven Wonders of Barbados,” was first reported in 1750 by Welshman Rev. Griffith Hughes. The term “grapefruit” refers to the fruits that grow in clusters similar to grapes. Grapefruit is well-known for its stimulating and exhilarating scent. It is also well-known for its cleaning and purifying capabilities, and it is widely used in skincare to improve the appearance of clear, healthy-looking skin.


Grapefruit is the plump, yellow-orange fruit of an evergreen citrus tree that is well-known for its sour and tart flavor. Grapefruit essential oil is extracted from the rind of this fruit and is prized for its numerous applications and advantages. Grapefruit essential oil has an energetic and revitalizing perfume that fits the citrus and fruity aromas of its origin. Diffused Grapefruit essential oil promotes clarity and can assist to elevate mood owing to its major chemical component, limonene. Grapefruit essential oil is renowned for its skin care advantages and ability to create the appearance of fresh, healthy-looking skin when used topically due to its potent cleaning capabilities. Grapefruit oil can assist promote a healthy metabolism when taken internally.

Chemistry of Grapefruit Essential Oil

The main chemical constituent of Grapefruit essential oil is d-limonene. Limonene is in the monoterpenes group and possesses strong uplifting aromatic characteristics. The uplifting benefits found in limonene are what make Grapefruit essential oil a great oil for aromatic use. Limonene also can dissolve oils, which makes it a common ingredient in hand cleansers.

Fun Facts about Grapefruit Essential Oil​

The term “grapefruit” refers to the fruits that grow in clusters similar to grapes.

Primary Benefits of Grapefruit Essential Oil

  • Favorite oil to use as an air freshener that creates an uplifting environment
  • Support adrenals and hormone function
  • Improves the appearance of blemishes
  • Uplifting and cheering effect on emotions
  • Taken internally, Grapefruit oil supports the metabolism and offers detoxifying benefits
  • Inhaling Grapefruit oil while dieting or trying to lose weight can increase motivation

Grapefruit Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

  1. Grapefruit is well-known for promoting a healthy metabolism. Add one to two drops of Grapefruit oil to your water to boost your metabolism at home or on the move. This essential oil addition to your beverages will also taste and revitalize your water. Carry Grapefruit essential oil in your handbag or briefcase and add it to your water in restaurants or at work to get the advantages.

  2. Relax with a massage with Grapefruit essential oil. Apply Grapefruit essential oil to appropriate areas for a quick pick-me-up after a long day. Grapefruit oil has a pleasant, energizing aroma and helps to improve the look of blemishes when it is applied. Avoid UV light for up to 12 hours after applying citrus oils topically to the massaged regions.

  3. The teenage years may be difficult, and with imperfections appearing regularly, feelings of self-consciousness can quickly compound any existing difficulties. Add Grapefruit essential oil to your teen’s nightly beauty routine to help him or her improve the look of pimples (avoid sun exposure for up to 12 hours after using any citrus oil topically).

  4. Are you attempting to lose weight or stick to a diet? Use Grapefruit essential oil to help you achieve your objectives. To boost motivation, add a few drops of Grapefruit oil to a diffuser.

  5. Grapefruit essential oil’s bright and lively taste complements a wide range of dishes and beverages. Add one to two drops of Grapefruit essential oil to your favorite smoothie to enhance the flavor while also providing your body with the benefits of Grapefruit essential oil. Make an Acai Bowl for breakfast and top it with a drop or two of Grapefruit oil if you want to add a pop of flavor to your morning.

  6. Give your body some essential oil love to improve your connection with it. To assist you develop a good emotional relationship with your body, use one to two drops of Grapefruit essential oil on your stomach.

  7. Grapefruit oil’s aromatic and topical effects might help to relieve tension. Rub one to two drops of Grapefruit essential oil over your neck and shoulders if you’re feeling tight or depressed. Grapefruit essential oil promotes sensations of vigor and improves mood.

  8. Make sure to apply Grapefruit oil to your entire body by including it in your body scrubs and body wash. This essential oil infusion will provide an energizing aroma while also smoothing the skin.

  9. Long durations of reading or studying may sometimes lead the mind to wander and lose focus. Diffuse Grapefruit essential oil when you need a boost to assist your study or when you want to complete the last pages of a book. Diffusing Grapefruit essential oil might help you focus when studying or reading. 

  10. Put two drops of Grapefruit, two drops of Juniper Berry, and one drop of Wild Orange in a diffuser for a citrus diffuser combination you’ll love. The energizing perfume created by this citrus mix will be produced by Limonene, the major chemical ingredient of both Wild Orange and Grapefruit oils, while Juniper Berry’s woody scent will offer a relaxing and grounding effect. You will enjoy the exciting effects of this wonderful combination.  

Diffuser Blend with doTERRA's Grapefruit Essential Oil

Morning Burst

  • 3 drops Grapefruit
  • 2 drops Peppermint
  • 3 drops Bergamot


  • 4 drops Grapefruit
  • 2 drops Patchouli
  • 2 drops Clary Sage

Sunshine Spice

  • 3 drops Grapefruit
  • 2 drops Tangerine
  • 2 drops Cinnamon
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