This essential oil is extracted from grapefruit. The grapefruit tree is originated in Asia but now also grown and harvested in the Mexico, United States, France, Brazil and Israel. It is a large, shiny gloss-leaved tree that can grow about 10 meters (30 feet) high, with white flowers and large leaves.
The main chemical components of grapefruit oil are a-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, limonene, geraniol, linalool, citronellal, decyl acetate, neryl acetate and terpinen-4-ol
The grapefruit essential oil is widely demanded by aromatherapists and used as a spiritual up-lifter. It also helps to ease muscle fatigue and stiffness.