You must have heard of grapefruit- the delicious, luscious and pink citrus fruit? Well, but I am sure that many of us don’t know that this it has a number of health benefits when it comes to revitalizing the hair. Its name is derived from the Latin word Citrus Paradisi, a refreshing fruit from which essential oil is extracted. Grapefruit has a sweet, fresh, light and citrusy fragrance that not only invigorates the skin and hair, but also uplifts the body and mind instantly.
This nutritious citrus fruit is rich in anti-oxidants and referring to best aromatherapy eBooks available will give you a thorough overview of the several medicinal benefits it offers. The grapefruit oil is widely used in different commercial beauty products. You need to use up the oil within 6 months of the extraction as that the benefits decrease thereafter. This oil is yellow in color, has a water-like consistency and cold-pressed from the fruit rind.
Promotes Health and Growth
This organic product is great for shiny and lustrous hair. Hair massage using grapefruit oil enhances and promotes healthy hair. A mixture of some fresh grapefruit essential oil with lemon, orange and sage makes a great a homemade hair mask that will cleanse your scalp effectively. You can apply the mask to leave it on for half an hour and then wash it off to get bouncy and vitalized hair. Avoid using more than 4% percent of grapefruit due to the risk of photo-toxicity.
As a hair deodorizer, you can spray a mixture of some drops of grapefruit essential oil and a few ounces of water on your hair and scalp after shampooing and drying. And you will simply love your hair with the fresh and sweet aroma!
This aromatic product can be used as an effective cleanser to clean the hair removing all dirt, chlorine and salt buildup.
Grapefruit essential oil is beneficial for dandruff and may promote the growth of healthy follicles.
You can add a few drops of grapefruit essential oil to your shampoo to get a lustrous shine in the hair.
An addition of 2-3 drops of grapefruit oil to the combination of a teaspoon of aloe vera gel, 2 drops glycerin and ½ liter of water when sprayed to your hair will help in removing the hair tangles.
Using this oil also helps in reducing mental stress. When grapefruit oil is applied to your hair, it will uplift your mind with coolness and lucidity.
Disclaimer: This article is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure any disease.