Grapefruit Pink – Citrus racemosa

Aroma Hut Essential Oil Name Card Level 2 Grapefruit

A top note with a medium aroma, Grapefruit Pink has a fresh, slightly bitter scent that is very characteristic of the fruit.

  • Country of Origin: Mexico
  • Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
  • Plant Parts: Peel
  • Botanical Family: Rutaceae
  • Chemical Families: Monoterpenes, Aldehydes, Sesquiterpenes
  • Aroma: Tangy, Sweet
  • Note: Top-Middle
  • Blends Well With: Lemon, Lime, Orange, Mandarin, Bergamot, Petitgrain, Rosemary,
    Cypress, Lavender, Geranium, Cardamom, and other spice oils


  • May have phototoxic properties. Avoid exposure to the sun after topical use.
  • Dilute well before use.
  • Avoid during pregnancy.
  • Not for children under 5.
  • Possible skin irritant.

Therapeutic Properties

The chemical components vary dramatically depending on the chemotype. Be certain of the chemical
profile and chemotype of the oil you are using. The oil we are studying is linalol chemotype. If the oil
contains eugenol, it may cause skin irritation in people with sensitive skin. 

CephalicDigestive Antioxidant
ExpectorantAppetite LossImmune Support


Digestive: Appetite loss and curbs sugar cravings.

Menstrual: Helps with weight loss and water retention.

Mental/Emotional: Uplifting, increases mental clarity, relieves mental fatigue and anxiety, used for nervous exhaustion and hysteria.

Muscular/Joints: Muscular aches, pains, and cramps.

Respiratory: Stimulates the immune system.

Skin: Good for treating oily skin and acne.


Grapefruit essential oil can cause skin irritation if exposed to strong sunlight after application. Besides this, there are no inherent risks to consuming this essential oil, although it should probably be avoided during pregnancy.

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