Grapefruit Essential Oil (5X Fold, Florida), Natural

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    0.5 oz.
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    2 oz.

General Description This particular oil has many of the same qualities as other citrus fruits and oils. This oil is very high in vitamin C and also provides protection against infectious illnesses. This oil is five times as strong as regular grapefruit oil. Although some may not like the sour taste of grapefruit, the essential oil is quite sweet smelling and invigorates the senses. It was originally found in Asia, and is not cultivated in the U.S.A. Brazil and Isreal. It may also be used for those looking to have a healthier diet, as it is a diuretic and may help aid in weight loss. Grapefruit oil can also be added to hair products to promote growth and is used in facial washes and medication to fight acne. Grapefruit blends nicely with many other essential oils, especially: bergamot, lavender, geranium, palma rosa and frankincense essential oils. How It's Made This oil is extracted differently than most of our other oils. The peels are used in a process known as cold expression to produce the desired essential oil. Botanical Name: Citrus paradisi Macf. Chemical Name: NA Empirical Formula/Molecular Weight: NA Appearance: A dark orange brown liquid with an odor characteristic of grapefruit peel. Specifications Assay: 3.0% minimum nootketone. Aldehyde Content: 2.5% to 3.0% total aldehyde. Optical Rotation: +62 to +73 Refractive Index @ 20 Deg C: 1.4820 to 1.5020 Specific Gravity @ 20 Deg C: 0.8930 to 0.9180 Specific Gravity @ 25 Deg C: 0.8900 to 0.9150 Flash Point (Closed Cup): 134 F 57 C Boiling Point: NA Melting Point: NA UV Spectra: NA Acid Value: NA Solubility: Insoluble in water. Soluble in most fixed oils and alcohol. Other Information Country of Origin: USA Storage Recommendations: Store in tight glass, aluminum, or double lined containers in a cool area away from direct heat. Shelf Life: 18 MONTHS

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