How to Derive Benefits from Grapefruit Oil
There are many health benefits you can derive by using grapefruit oil, and it goes beyond drinking it or even using it on your skin or hair. In fact, many of the benefits of grapefruit oil may be unknown to many people until they become interested enough to begin conducting some research. You should never depend upon the word of someone else but should research your specific needs which may differ from those of others who have begun a grapefruit oil regiment. It is important to analyze your own needs and ask yourself what you want grapefruit oil to do for you.
Some of the more common health benefits of grapefruit oil include boosting the digestive system, strengthening the immune system, helping with various skin problems including acne, reducing muscle stiffness, alleviating water retention and boosting the nervous system. Certainly there are many more benefits a person can derive from grapefruit oil; some you may know about while others may be new to those who have not done extensive research on this citrus essential oil. One thing that tends to differentiate the citrus essential oils from other essential oils is their non-toxic nature that allows a consumer to use them for both internal and external purposes.
Once you know the different benefits of grapefruit oil, it is important to know how you can use it to achieve those benefits. Here are some of the methods you might wish to utilize in order to achieve the maximum benefits of grapefruit oil:
* You can use grapefruit oil in a burner or vaporizer to achieve the maximum benefit to treat hangovers, headaches, other types of over indulgence, mental exhaustion and depression.
* You can purchase grapefruit oil in the form of blended massage oil or dilute it in your bath water to treat cellulite, colds and flu, lethargy, jet lag, muscle fatigue, excessive weight, headaches, mood swings and mental and physical exhaustion.
* When you include grapefruit oil in a base cream, lotion or as a body or face wash, it can help clear your skin of congestion and acne. In addition it can help the tissue eliminate cellulite and remove any excess water in your body.
If you are using more than one essential oil, it is important to know which ones blend better together. There are not usually problems blending different essential oils, but grapefruit oil exceptionally well with bergamot, lavender, geranium, palma rosa and frankincense.