When you’re searching for a fresh, invigorating, palpably sweet yet clean scent, which essential oil do you reach for? The citrus oils, of course!

But how do you choose between Young Living’s eight bright oils? On the surface, they appear similar—all are cold-pressed from citrus rinds and have versatile uses—but every one of them features its own special traits to naturally enhance your lifestyle. Discover the versatility of each squeezed peel below.  

Grapefruit essential oil 

Constituents: limonene, sabinene, and nootkatone

Also found in: Slique® Essence and Cel-Lite Magic™ Massage Oil

Fun fact: Grapefruits got their name because they grow in clusters on trees, similar to grapes growing on vines.

What sets it apart: Grapefruit essential oil is a staple with a vibrant, uplifting scent—minus any bitterness from the fruit.

How to use Grapefruit

  • Create your own exfoliating scrub by combining 5 drops with ½ cup sea salt, ¼ cup V-6™ Vegetable Oil Complex, 5 drops Cypress, and 3 drops Peppermint.
  • Diffuse its zesty, invigorating aroma before your next workout!
  • Add to your nighttime skin care routine