Termed the “Forbidden Fruit” during its discovery in Barbados during the 18th Century, Grapefruit has been quite valuable in humankind’s quest to discover the “Fountain of youth.” Labeled as Citrus Grandis Peel Oil on the labels of your most cherished d’vine products, Grapefruit Peel Oil has a wide plethora of abilities for anti-aging skin treatments.
Grapefruit Peel Oil is taken from a fresh grapefruit peel, using a cold compression extraction method, which allows the oil extracted from the peel to remain in a more pure form. Like its relatives in the citrus fruit family, the essential oil of the fruit is found its peel, a rich source of nutrients originally designed by Mother Nature to protect the seed.
A valuable source of anti-aging compounds, and abundant in antioxidants that fight free radicals, Grapefruit Peel Oil is exceptionally nourishing and protective, as it is high in flavonoids, and rich in vitamin C. High concentrations of vitamin C present in the grapefruit peel promote collagen production, which is responsible for maintaining and improving skin elasticity, and diminishing hyper-pigmentation. Grapefruit Peel Oil also extends its capabilities as antiseptic, astringent, anti-inflammatory, detoxifying, soothing, and toning. It can be used to treat acne, oily skin, and cellulite.
It is noted that massage is one of the most powerful methods for delivering the external and internal benefits of Grapefruit Peel Oil, as the oil is being worked into the skin and absorbed more quickly and effectively into the bloodstream. The topical application of Grapefruit Peel Oil provides both physical and psychological effects, encouraging a true mind and body balance. The combination of massage and Grapefruit Peel Oil stimulates the circulatory system, as well as the lymphatic system, aiding in detoxification and the removal of impurities from the body. Using Grapefruit Peel Oil has been used therapeutically in massage to detoxify the skin, reduce inflammation, relieving physical ailments of arthritis, muscle fatigue, and muscle stiffness.
Among the many medicinal uses of Grapefruit Peel Oil, it is also used for the natural fragrance of its essential oil in aroma-therapeutic healing. When grapefruit essential oil is inhaled into the lungs, the brain is triggered to respond by stimulating the mind and body, creating a multitude of mental and physical effects. The specific scent released by the grapefruit’s essential oil stimulates the mind with an uplifting sensation. In fact, it has been used for therapeutic purposes to combat headaches, emotional and physical stress, balancing focus, fatigue, and depression.