Origin: a Latin derivative
meaning "Gift of the Earth."
Referred to as a “forbidden fruit” and one of the “Seven Wonders of Barbados”.
The name “grapefruit” is attributed to the fruits growing in clusters which resemble those of grapes.
Grapefruit is known for its energising, invigorating and uplifting aroma. Grapefruit is also renowned for its strong citrus and fruity flavour
Primary Benefit | A perky pick-me-up! After a long, hard day or a vigorous workout, diffuse Grapefruit Essential Oil to create an invigorating and energising environment.
Secondary Benefit | Fruity, floral and citrusy. Add a drop or two of Grapefruit Essential Oil to your water to give it an uplifting kick – a good tip for those who want to avoid unwanted snacking.
Tertiary Benefit | Reviving and stimulating. Use Grapefruit Essential Oil as a muscle rub to help uplift and focus your mind.
Referred to as a ‘forbidden fruit’, Grapefruit originates from Barbados and is an accidental cross between the sweet orange and pomelo. It was first documented in 1750 by Welshman Rev. Griffith Hughes. These days Grapefruit is noted for its citrusy taste and rich source of antioxidants.