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What is Aromatherapy?
What are Essential Oils?
How do Essential Oils Work?
Essential Oil Safety
Dilution/Usage Guidelines
How to Store Essential Oils

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Aromatherapy Diffuser

MIO Aromatherapy Diffuser

At your desk, in your car, enjoy aromatherapy anywhere.


Aroma Solubilizer

Aroma Solubilizer

A coconut derived solubilizer. Enables water and oil to mix.

1.0 fl.oz$7.50

Grapefruit Organic Essential Oil

Grapefruit Essential Oil

0.34 fl.oz (10ml) US$12.50

Organic Grapefruit Essential Oil: 100% undiluted, therapeutic quality aromatherapy oil.

Citrus paradisi ORGANIC
Cold pressed fruit peel.

Top Note; Bright, Light, Bittersweet citrus.

Aromatherapy Properties:
Cleansing, Stimulating, Revitalizing, Diuretic, Tonic

Grapefruit is a useful essential oil for cellulite treatment and lymphatic drainage massage and its aromatherapeutic effects on the psychology can help lift self-esteem and promote a sense of optimism.

The stimulating and cleansing effects of Grapefruit make it the perfect essential oil to assist breakdown and dispersal of unwanted accumulations in body tissues.

Read more about Grapefruit in our Skin Care Herbarium: Citrus paradisi.

Use this Essential Oil for:
Vaporization; Facial Sauna; Massage Oil; Direct Inhalation; Therapeutic Bath; Aromatherapy Diffuser

The main chemical constituents of cedarwood essential oil include: Citronellol, citral, coumarins, limonene, geraniol, neral.

Blends well with:
Jasmine Essential Oil, Juniper Oil, Lavender Essential Oil, Neroli Essential Oil, Rosemary Essential Oil, Ylang Ylang Essential Oil.

Phototoxic Effects of Grapefruit Essential Oil

Our grapefruit essential oil has been unadultered, meaning it is in its completely natural state.

If citrus essential oil is to be used in a leave-on topical product (eg. body lotion, massage oil), the maximum concentration recommended by the International Fragrance Association (IFA) (bergamot, orange, mandarin, lemon, grapefruit) is up to 0.5%, depending upon concentration of terpenes. This is particularly important if skin is going to be exposed to UV radiation soon after application of a leave-on product containing citrus essential oils.

To put it another way, if you have 30 grams of skin lotion or carrier oil, up to a maximum of 1.5 grams of citrus essential oil is considered safe by the IFA*.

* D.G. Williams, The Chemistry of Essential Oils, Micelle Press, 2006

Alchemilla Essential Oils

At Alchemilla we carefully select and expertly blend the highest quality, organic, undiluted essential oils to ensure an authentic and most enjoyable aromatherapy experience. Every Alchemilla essential oil and blend is individually boxed, making it a perfect gift for someone special.


As with all essential oils, always dilute before using on the skin. Essential oils can irritate skin, some are flammable and some can be toxic if ingested - keep them away from eyes, mouth, children and open flame. Never take essential oils internally unless under direct supervision from an aromatherapy practitioner. For more detailed safety information, please read our full article: Essential Oil Safety.

FDA Statement: These statements have not been evaluated or approved by the FDA. Our products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease and are not to be used as an alternative to appropriate medical advice. Consult a health care professional if you are pregnant or have a serious medical condition. This information is for educational purposes and no claims are hereby made as to the medicinal value of these products.