Circulatory system: sluggish circulation
Digestive system: constipation, sluggish digestion, general digestive fatigue, digestion-related
Lymph/immune system: sluggish lymph, edema, supportive to detoxification
Musculoskeletal system: muscular aches and pains, rheumatism, muscle fatigue
Nervous system: depression, nervous exhaustion, performance stress
Reproductive/endocrine system: PMS
Skin: astringent, oily skin, detoxing, can be dehydrating
Psyche and emotion: uplifting, may help to shift blocked energy, cleansing, agitation, stress related
conditions, anxiety, challenging behavior
Reference: David Crow and Jade Shutes, E 2014, Advanced Aromatherapy Certificate Workbook, USA.
How to use:
- Distill it in your office or living room with other uplifting oils like peppermint.
- Combine with peppermint, lavender and clove to make a digestive stomach massage oil.
- Make a detox massage or bath oil with other detoxifying oils. Castor oil mixed with another carrier helps with detoxification.
- Make a detoxifying scrub for cellulite with coffee grounds.
Caution: Grapefruit is mildy photosynthetic and should not be used before sun exposure. Dilute in a dispersant like milk or oil before adding to bath water. Do not use more that 7 drops in your bath.