Product Abstract: The grapefruit tree was originally from Asia but it is now grown and harvested in the United States, France, Brazil and Israel. The grapefruit tree itself is a large tree about 10 meters (30 feet) tall, with glossy leaves, white flowers and large, pale yellow fruits with pink flesh. The differences between the White and Pink Grapefruits are minor, but more Pink Grapefruit is produced because it is sweeter. The difference in cost is simply from supply and demand.
Cautions: This essential oil may contain phototoxic properties and it is suggested to avoid exposure to the sun after application to the skin. Dilute well before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.
WARNING Prop 65: This product contains a component which is listed under California Proposition 65. California residents will receive this product labeled accordingly.
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Rating: The delicate scent of this pink grapefruit is the major attraction for me. I often recommend it to clients who want a fresh, clean scent to wear that does not overwhelm other people situated near them. I feel the same pleasure I experience when I inhale natural ozone after a rain shower. This oil blends delightfully with nutmeg in a diffuser. Guests in my home often inquire about the intriguing aroma of these two oils!
By:Sakara, Raleigh, North Carolina
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 20-Oct-2011
Rating: I was somewhat disappointed with this EO. The aroma was faint and lacked the pungency and brightness of other grapefruit Who's I have used from other vendors.
By:Thomas, Los Angeles, California
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 11-Aug-2017
Rating: I love this essential oil! It smells so nice! Great for body butters, as it holds a smell for a while.
By:Tricia, Washington, District Of Columbia
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 05-Aug-2013
Rating: I love the way this smells! So nice, like real grapefruit.
Rating: Love this pink grapefruit as much as I love the white grapefruit. Smells very true to freshly cut grapefruit. It doesn't hold in cp soap for very long on it's own so you will want to anchor it, other than that it won't give you any type of grief when soaping. Smells amazing in scrubs and blended with other eo's for lotion!
By:Lisa, Pellston, Michigan Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 03-May-2008
Rating: I bought the little 1/2 oz bottle and could have kicked myself for not getting the 3.3 oz. This essential oil has a wonderful scent.... It actually smells like I am cutting into a grapefruit. I enjoy using it in my sugar body scrubs and in my homemade body wash. You won't regret purchasing this.
By:Nicole, Mobile, Alabama Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 17-Feb-2013
Rating: I had ordered grapefruit essential oil before from another supplier for a much higher price, but this oil's quality is just as good and fresh. Great for relaxation when combined with lavender (any kind).
By:Alina, Budd Lake, New Jersey Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 06-May-2013
Rating: This smells just like freshly cut grapefruit!
Rating: Love this one! It does take a lot to make it REALLY stand out, but I just buy the larger quantity to make it worth it! It is AWESOME in a blend with Orange & Lemon! Works wonders on cellulite too!!
By:Melissa, Concrete, Washington Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 20-Sep-2011
Rating: I love the scent, but it's so light that you have to use a ton of oil or the scent just disappears. It's nice mixed with other citrus, but still very weak. I'm going to try the white grapefruit for comparison.
By:Cynthia, Oneida, Kentucky Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 05-Oct-2012
Rating: YUMMY! This EO is a fave! Out of the citrus family on ND I've used Lemon (sicily) Lemon 5 fold, Key lime, Tangerine, Mandarin, Blood Orange and now this. It is my favorite! When blended with grass notes it brings in a candy like smell. FUN. Uplifting, simply yummy. Thanks ND! Love the price too!!!!
By:Jaipreet, Livermore, California Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Oct-2011
Rating: Been reading these comments for ideas and suggestions and suddenly realized that it's my duty to do my part as well. LOVE this grapefruit oil. It really does lift the spirit, not like alcohol, which is a heavy high, just in a light airy way, grapefruity but more idyllic.
I mixed this in your shampoo with rosemary and lavender and gave a bottle to my best friend. Every time I call her she tells me how heavenly this shampoo is (is she hinting for more). This is a great oil for mixing and it's reasonable price means you can use it as a base scent for so many things.
By:M., Irving, Texas Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 11-Sep-2012
Rating: This will be so lovely for an inhaler! Bright and fresh.
By:Breanne, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 15-Jan-2013
Rating: If you have ever cut a pink grapefruit and enjoyed the delicious scent, you know precisely what this oil will do for you.
By:Tiffany, Morrisville, Pennsylvania Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 24-Dec-2012
Rating: I like this a lot, very uplifting and is a little sweet. :)
By:Carolyne, Sherbrooke, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I mix this EO with Pink Lotus Absolute. Creates lovely frangrance.
By:Lisa, Hettinger, North Dakota
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 03-Sep-2006
Rating: This is a lovely citrus scent that is very refreshing. I used it in a CP soap with ground grapefruit peel and orris root powder to anchor the scent, and it turned out fantastic. Thanks NDA for the vast selection of reasonably priced EOs.!
By:Stacey, Paris, Illinois Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 20-Nov-2011
Rating: Very nice refreshing scent of grapefruit, light and has a nice orange-y tint to it. Love mixing it with lemon and orange...very uplifting scent to brighten your day!
By:Elvira, Oakville, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I like the smell of this essential oil so much! It's just strong enough and has a cute orange color.
By:Isabelle, St-Bruno-De-Montarville, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I purchased 6.6 lb pink grapefruit last January. Usually I buy a small size but I go through a lot so this time I bought a bigger size. I transferred to a small glass bottle and kept in dark and cool space as usual but I notice color started to change and scent seems getting less and less. I checked original bottle and hardly any scent left. Some essential oil hold scent long time but now I know that's not the case with pink grapefruit. If you don't use soon it's safe to buy a small size.
By:Noriko, Northridge, California
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 07-Oct-2006
Rating: I was exited after waiting for so looong for my order to arrive,just to smell my eo's,but got so disappointed I find that it smells almost like an orange though.
By:Yomehirys, Bronx, New York
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 03-Oct-2008
Rating: Absolutely love this smell! Just wish it would be a bit stronger.
By:Marta, Ajax, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I don't realy care for the actual fruit but I love this oil. definatly a crowd pleaser-kids, women, men everyone! (pink grapefruit + spearmint = juicy fruit gum, just so you know!)
By:Krissandra, Moses Lake, Washington
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 13-Apr-2008
Rating: Smells incredible, great for cellulite. My customers love this scent!!
By:Kelly, North Babylon, New York Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 21-Jan-2012
Rating: Smells zesty and fresh. Very uplifting and versatile. Blends well with other energetic EOs such as peppermint and sweet orange.
By:Jeannie, Kamloops, British Columbia Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Smells exactly like grapefruit peels, one of my favorite smells. It's sweet with a bit of zesty tang---very fresh and uplifting. It's a great oil for the skin, too; can stimulate and help with circulation in the skin and can, therefore, aid in improving cellulite. Highly recommended!! Get the big bottle.
By:Steven, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 11-Dec-2011
Rating: Love this oil! Light, fresh. Easy to use! Loved by all those with a citrus loving bone!!
Rating: Completely amazing scent! This EO is uplifting and fresh. To me, it even smells a little fizzy :) . Great buy!
By:Camille, Morin-Heights, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I've been using this oil in hair products and the aroma it leaves is just so soothing and pleasant.
By:Marie, Bronx, New York Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 26-Jun-2009
Rating: What a fresh scent this is!! I was expecting greatness from ND's EO, but in fact, this EO should be classified as 'excellent'!
I added it to the Orange/Ginger FO for a delicious scent...my new home scent!
By:Julie, Greenfield Park, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Wow! I did NOT think I'd really be into grapefruit, but I ran out of this one faster than any of my other EOs, even though the smallest size it came in when I ordered it was still bigger than practically any other EO bottle I ordered. I've found that almost everyone LOVES the smell of grapefruit, even people who are incredibly picky about fragrance. In fact, on a video I was watching about attracting the opposite sex, I saw that men find the grapefruit scent particularly enticing. Grapefruit is not so sweet, like orange for example, that it couldn't be used in men's fragrances as well. But it smells great on its own or in a mixture. The scent isn't too strong, so I find that it doesn't need to be diluted.
By:Lauretta, San Diego, California Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 19-Jun-2010
Rating: Ohhhhhhhhhh!!! This scent is fresh, clean and zesty!!! Makes you feel good. The room smells fabulous. I'll definitely buy more of this.
By:Margie, Brockville, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I usually blend this with Bergamot in CP soap but have been adding it to just about everything lately. The scent is such a pick me up and just makes the whole house smell fresh and clean. It smells like a just peeled grapefruit and makes my mouth pucker every time i crack the bottle. Great scent and is fantastic blended with other citrus oils.
By:Laura, Vancouver, British Columbia Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Smells like grapefruit, like it should! I used it in pink grapefruit lip balm which I colored with alkanet root and am quite pleased with. Note that the oil does evaporate quickly, especially in something warm like lip balm.
By:Andrea, Katy, Texas Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 14-Mar-2011
Rating: I love anything grapefruit! This is a great EO but I wish the scent was a bit stronger. I guess that can't really be helped with an EO? Don't want to use too much as citrus EO's do cause photosensitivity. Still a very nice light scent to CP soap. The lip balm is also 2-die-4!!
By:Farkhanda, Oakville, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I use this in my cleanser along with lemongrass, peppermint, and tea tree oil...it is now my best seller!
By:Erica, Maple, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Ahhhh.......the sweet scent of pink grapefruit is so uplifting! I enjoy diffusing this, not only does it elevate my mood but it makes the entire house smell terrific!
By:Coletta, Streetsboro, Ohio Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 20-Aug-2008
Rating: Unmistakable grapefruit fragrance. I love this in a diffuser for a fresh, energizing pick me up. Mixed with orange 5-fold EO and tangerine EO for an air freshener for my husband's car. He loves it for his commute to work.
By:Christina, Woodbridge, New Jersey Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 14-May-2010
Rating: Smells like peeling into a fresh grapefruit! I used it in a linen spray, and I could not be more happy. Great product. Great price. Great customer service.
By:Alyssa, Ben Lomond, California
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 24-Jul-2011
Rating: Update.... scent holds up good in cp soaps. I did wrap them in cello bags with holes punched in them to allow them to cure but not be exposed to complete air. A new favorite in our products.
By:Derek, Portsmouth, New Hampshire Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 01-Jul-2011
Rating: True pink grapefruit scent. Cant wait to use it in my products and blends.
By:Derek, Portsmouth, New Hampshire Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 01-Jul-2011
Rating: This is one of my favorite EO's (I have about 3 favorites that I each love the same). I use it solely in cold process soap, and as long as I box them up after they cure, it holds very well. This is one of my top requested soap products from friends and family.
By:Jolene, Biloxi, Mississippi Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 29-Jan-2011
Rating: This grafefruit essential oil would receive a 5* rating if it weren't for the metal bottle (probably aluminum) which gives it a slightly metallic aluminum-like odor. I prefer that it were in a glass bottle because I fear that the essential oils corrode the metal and contaminate the oil, and hence is why it has the metallic odor. I will pour the oil into a large glass bottle, or several smaller bottles ASAP, and not use it on my skin.
Although the cap appeared to be on tightly, and the seal apparently unbroken, the bottle leaked in the box. I'm not sure how high the fill level was initially, but it is now more than 3 inches below the top of the bottle.
Rating: I love this! I use it in almost everything I make. It smells so fresh I want to eat it.
By:My Little Secret, Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Smells like you just cut open a grapefruit.
Works well in cleaning sprays
Good in incense sticks and cones,Bugs do not like the scent.
By:Eric, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 11-Apr-2010
Rating: My favorite EO. It is very uplifting
By:Crystal, Blackie, Alberta Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Just picked this up last week. Used it in my soaps and love the fragrance.
By:Marlene, Scarborough, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Wonderful citrus joy in a bottle! The smell is enough to make your mouth water. I use it in my diffuser whenever I need a pick-me-up. I also use it in my shampoos and my clients love it! Great price again ND!
By:Michael, Chicago, Illinois Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 05-Dec-2010
Rating: This is lip smacking good! Smells like you just cut open a grapefruit, and the scent seems to last longer than other citrus oils in HP soap. Very good price too!
By:Garrett, Cedar City, Utah Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 14-Apr-2010
Rating: Smells just like ruby red grapefruit. Luscious! I like it partnered with patchouli.
By:Diane, Toronto, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Most definitely grapefruit! It smells like you just cut a grapefruit in half. I love this in m&p soap and air fresheners and sugar scrubs! Yum!
By:Georgia, Amsterdam, New York Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 10-Jan-2010
Rating: This smells great, just like a real grapefruit!
By:Kaela, Springfield, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I LOVE this pink grapefruit! It is the best one I have come across in 6 years and I use lots of grapefruit. It is sweet, deep and strong.
Rating: This smells very sweet. It gives off a wonderful aroma when added to ecosoy wax.
By:Cherie, Toronto, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: This is a really refreshing scent. It's just a little sweet, not too bitter and also has a beautiful pink grapefruit colour. I use it in soap with just a little paprika to boost the colour. The price is reasonable. This product is very popular with my customers.
By:Kathy, Haliburton, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Really fresh and vibrant in the kitchen for a floor cleaner or a counter spray, or for an energizing toner spray for your face. Definitely pink, it's a little sweet -right on the nose for a pink (not white) grapefruit. Very versatile, I'm going through it quickly!
By:Amanda, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 23-Jan-2010
Rating: I feel like I am eating a grapefruit when I make bath bombs with this! Superb! Love it!
By:Leeann, Grand Valley, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Very fresh scent. holds well in hp soap. smells like a mix of orange & grapefruit in lip balm - my best seller
By:Terry, Toronto, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: This is a wonderful smelling EO, we just created our Super Shea Bar and mixed Ylang Ylang and Pink Grapefuit EO together. I was like a kid in the candy store, I could not wait for the soap to come out the mold the next morning. Fresh, uplifting, incredible, fresh, tangy, etc.
You get the idea! Another absolutely incredible item from New Directions Aromatics.
By:Stephanie, Nevada City, California
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Mar-2010
Rating: It's really light and fresh. I use it in a lot of me soaps, I find that it smells almost like an orange though.
By:Danielle, Surrey, British Columbia Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Grapefruit Pink is a nice light scent that can stand alone or be mixed readily with something else. I bought this as a suggestion from someone, and I am very glad that I decided to purchase this. The reviews that I have read on this product are very accurate to the item itself. It is a wonderful scent, and I am anxious to make something out of it.
Rating: nice smelling .great for an uplifting feel .i prefer the white.but none the less top noch . in my opinion this smells more sweet if that helps any1 out
By:Damian, Bronx, New York
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 21-Jun-2010
Rating: My all time favorite eo I love using it in just about anything, also nice to mix with sweet orange, and lemon , add to your water, with a bit of soap for cleaning your floors, makes your job more enjoyable, along with leaving your house smelling fresh.
By:Marilyn, Newmarket, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Typically wonderful citrus odor. VERY interesting when blended with a little galbanum or fennel, and lovely when it comes to caring for troubled skins, as grapefruit is not photo-toxic like most other citrus oils.
By:Jourdain, Salinas, California Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 11-May-2009
Rating: Excellent!! This smells so good and fresh and I want to smell it all day to keep me going. NDA's oils are top quality!
Rating: WOW ! This smells absolutely incredible, I was not expecting it to be so good! It's fresh & tangy, it smells JUST like you are holding a real grapefruit in your hands, I want to eat it almost LoL
I love to just sniff it in the morning, great pick me up smell. :)
Rating: One of my favs!! I mix it with vanilla 5 fold and add it to perfumers alcohol (hopefully one day NDA will carry, hint hint = )
I get so many compliments on my perfume. Grapefruit is also said to make the wearer appear 7yrs younger!
By:Becky, Toronto, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Fresh and abolutely delicious! The perfect oil for summer-time soaps and the price is unbeatable.
By:Shelby, Belle River, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: A Fabulous scent! Very refreshing and like a burst of citrus at first but softens down almost to a bergamot. I would love to try this with a woodsy base to add a little sweetness. This is happy in a bottle! Another great addition to all my wonderful oils from your company. Top quality and the prices can't be beat!
By:Susan, Huntington Station, New York Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 19-Apr-2010
Rating: Sunshine in a bottle! Mixed with lemon and lime in a spray bottle with water, it makes a beautifully scented, all-natural and healthy glass cleaner/degreaser.
By:Crystal, Port Moody, British Columbia Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I will never buy Pink Grapefruit from anywhere else after smelling this one!!! What an AMAZINGLY wonderful Pink Grapefruit! It is sweet, yet not too sweet, with just enough of that sharp citrus scent. It is truly awesome in everything, bubble bath, shower gel, and lotions. I just wish I could smell it in my candles (it burns off). Amazing price, amazing, amazing oil!!!
By:Marilyn, Newmarket, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Wonderful! Not to over bearing, perfect for my cellulite massages, refreshing for my mists! I love this scent!
By:Clare, Waterloo, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
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