White Grapefruit – Citrus paradise
The oil is cold pressed from the peel. It is a natural air disinfectant. Helps with: oily skin, tones congested skin and lightens skin. May aid hair growth. May be an anti-depressive. May increase potency of other drugs. Do not use with cholesterol-inhibiting drugs. May be irritating to the skin. Older oil that oxidizes may become phototoxic, so do not use on skin before going in the sun, or under a light, such as when tanning- may result in skin burning.
Essential Oils are potent, so always use carefully. As a rule, do not apply onto skin without first diluting with vegetable oil. Do not get into eyes. Avoid any oils if you are allergic to the plant that they originate from. Use oils carefully to determine which, if any of the oils you react to. If you are epileptic or have asthma, note your reactions and avoid those that create a problem. Keep away from babies, children, and pets. Some oils can be fatal even in small amounts if taken internally. Avoid internal use. Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding, or consult an aromatherapist to see which ones you can use safely.
Scents of Wonder, Aromatherapy uses pure, full-strength essential oils.
This information is meant for educational purposes only and does not attempt to diagnose or treat. Aromatherapy is an evolving field, not everything is understood about how oils react with medicines and individual chemistry, so always be cautious and monitor your own reactions.
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