Grapefruit essential oil is a citrus-derived aromatic oil extracted from the peel of the grapefruit fruit (Citrus × paradisi) through cold-pressing or steam distillation methods. It has a fresh, uplifting, and fruity scent and is often used in aromatherapy for its potential benefits, such as promoting feelings of positivity and energy, as well as supporting skincare routines due to its astringent and cleansing properties.


Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Peel Oil


Grapefruit essential oil is obtained from the peel of the Citrus paradisi, or grapefruit, which is a subtropical citrus fruit tree native to Barbados. It is now widely cultivated in various citrus-growing regions, including the United States, Israel, and South Africa.


Antioxidant Protection

Grapefruit oil contains antioxidants that can help protect the skin from free radical damage, reducing the signs of premature aging, such as fine lines and wrinkles.

Skin Brightening

It can promote a brighter complexion by reducing the appearance of age spots and sunspots.

Acne Control

Grapefruit oil has natural antibacterial properties that may help combat acne-causing bacteria, reducing breakouts and promoting clear skin.

Oil Balancing

It can help balance the skin's natural oil production, making it beneficial for individuals with oily or combination skin.

Skin Toning

Grapefruit oil can assist in toning and tightening the skin, improving skin texture and reducing the appearance of pores.


Uplifting and Energizing

The bright, citrusy aroma of grapefruit essential oil can uplift the mood, reduce stress, and increase energy levels.

Mental Clarity

Inhalation of grapefruit vapor can enhance mental focus and concentration, making it valuable for productivity and alertness.

Appetite Control

Grapefruit oil is believed to help curb cravings and support weight management when diffused or inhaled.

Stress Reduction

It can help reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression, promoting emotional well-being.


Essential oils, when used in skincare, must be diluted to avoid skin irritation or adverse reactions. Use discretion and follow instructions on product labels.