Compendium of Materia Medica records: "Pomelo leaves relieve wind and swelling, relieve headache, and remove foul qi; Pomelo flower is rich in volatile oil, which is mainly used to remove phlegm, relieve depression, relieve pain, grow hair and moisten dryness, and fragrant facial grease; pomelo peel smells sweet, flat and non-toxic, it is mainly used for digestion and quick burp, dispersing anger, and resolving phlegm." It can be seen that the whole grapefruit is a treasure.
Ⅰ. Production method and efficacy of grapefruit essential oil
1. Wash the grapefruit peel, use a parer to plan off the green epidermis, and put it in 95-degree alcohol.
2. Put it in a cool place for 7 to 10 days. The natural grapefruit essential oil will be completed when the ingredients are volatilized.
3. Incense and mosquito repellent: Grapefruit essential oil has the healing effect of calming the body and mind, and it can also prevent mosquitoes when rubbed on the body.
Method: Take the white part of the pomelo peel, cut it into strips, and it will become a natural mosquito coil after drying in the sun.
Put the pomelo sticks directly in the aromatherapy diffuser, and the room can achieve the effect of repelling mosquitoes. Or ignite it as a pomelo incense, which has the effect of fresh air.
4. Refrigerator deodorizer.
Method: Put the unexposed pomelo peel in the refrigerator to remove the peculiar smell in the refrigerator.
Ⅱ. Effect of grapefruit essential oil use on the skin
It has a moisturizing effect to keep the skin hydrated. It can also balance the PH of the skin, help collagen formation, moisturize, hydrate, whiten and fade fine lines.
Grapefruit essential oil can prevent colds, has a good effect on the growth and repair of body tissues, and can promote sweating. Therefore, grapefruit essential oil can help the blocked skin to expel toxins, which is helpful for those with oily, acne-prone or dry skin.
Pomelo essential oil stimulates bile secretion, helps digest fat, and relieves muscle pain. A few drops of pomelo essential oil in the hot water of bubble foot can achieve the purpose of activating blood channels and meridians, still can achieve the effect of removing beriberi, foot odor.
Ⅲ. Effect of grapefruit essential oil use on the body
The grapefruit essential oil can promote blood circulation, promote sweating and diuresis, and help improve cold symptoms, and can increase gastrointestinal motility, increase appetite, and help improve anorexia and constipation.
Grapefruit essential oil can balance the autonomic nervous system, restore fatigue, improve immunity, and is ideal for preventing colds and other diseases.
It is very meaningful to take a pomelo bath on the winter solstice, because grapefruit essential oil helps balance the autonomic nervous system, relieve fatigue, improve immunity, and is a good way to prevent colds.
It can make emotions positive, relieve anxiety, balance mood and improve concentration. Grapefruit essential oil can also drive away tension and stress and improve insomnia caused by anxiety.