Grapefruit (Ruby Red)
breathe me: energy, mood-boost
breathe pure: citrus burst / pink peppermint
Citrus, fruity, bitter, powerful, lemony, fresh.
Cleansing, stimulating, refreshing, uplifting.
Limonene, Citral, Citronellal, Nootketone.
Traditional Aromatherapy use:
Acne, congested and oil skin, promotes hair growth, tones the skin and tissues.
Circulation, muscles and joints:
Cellulitis, muscle fatigue, obesity, stiffness, water retention.
Chills, cold, flu.
Depression, headaches, nervous exhaustion, performance stress.
Research on Grapefruit (citrus paradisi):
Antimicrobial activity of commercially available essential oils against Streptococcus mutans
Olfactory stimulation with scent of essential oil of grapefruit affects autonomic neurotransmission and blood pressure.
Nootkatone, a characteristic constituent of grapefruit, stimulates energy metabolism and prevents diet-induced obesity by activating AMPK.
Inhibition of acetylcholinesterase activity by essential oil from Citrus paradisi.
Effect of aromatherapy massage on abdominal fat and body image in post-menopausal women
The anti-biofilm activity of lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus) and grapefruit (Citrus paradisi) essential oilsagainst five strains of Staphylococcus aureus.
Induction of apoptosis by Citrus paradisi essential oil in human leukemic (HL-60) cells.
Grapefruit oil attenuates adipogenesis in cultured subcutaneous adipocytes.
Effects of olfactory stimulations with scents of grapefruit and lavender oils on renal sympathetic nerve and blood pressure in Clock mutant mice.
Prevention and therapy of cancer by dietary monoterpenes
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