Legend: Cultivated in the West Indies known as the ‘forbidden fruit’ of Barbados it was introduced to Europe in the 18thC by Captain Shaddock and then became known as ‘Shaddock fruit’ for many years.
Heal your body: Regulating and cooling to the liver & decongesting and ‘moving the bowel’. Beneficial to sluggish lymphatic system and may have an effect on water retention and obesity as its diuretic properties help with cellulite. Said to relieve migraine, PMT and uncomfortable feelings during pregnancy. It also seems to mitigate effects of jet lag e.g. headaches and tiredness. Helps regulate both overeating and anorexia, when psychological factors are at work. Beneficial for treatment of oily skin and hair and stretch marks.
Botanical Name: Citrus paradisi
Place of Origin: Jamaican
Plant Part: Citrus Rind (Peel)
Colour: Pale Yellow – Yellow
Strength of Aroma: Medium – Strong
Aromatic Scent: Fresh, citrusy, tangy like grapefruit, but sweet. It is reminiscent to the aroma of the grapefruit rind, but more concentrated.
Common Method of Extraction: Cold Pressed
Directions: There are many ways to use essential oils, such as burning them in an oil burner, but remember never apply neat to the skin unless it has been mixed with a carrier oil such as jojoba first. For more ways to use essential oils please visit our Methods of use section.
Warnings: Not for internal use. Avoid contact with eyes. Not to be used neat on the body. Always dilute. Adults Only. Keep out of reach of children. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner. Not recommended for sensitive skin. May be phototoxic when applied to the skin, therefore not recommended for those who use sunbeds and sunbake etc.
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