Dr. Mercola Organic White Grapefruit Essential Oil Description
Clarifying, cheering and uplifting. Aroma is fresh, sweet grapefruit peel.
Suggested Use: For aromatherapy. For other uses dilute with an organic carrier oil such as jojoba, sunflower or argan oil prior to use. Dilute 1-5 drops of essential oil per teaspoon of carrier oil.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Ingredients: White Grapefruit Oil
Organic oil, cold pressed from fresh fruit peel.
Essential oils are highly concentrated and should be used with care. Avoid contact with eyes. Discontinue use if signs of irritation occur. If nursing, pregnant, consult your physician prior to use.
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This DIY Body Butter Can be Custom Scented With Your Favorite Essential Oils
Body butter is a real beauty treat. Not only does it feel luxurious and moisturize like a dream, it smells so good. Instead of buying it premade from the mall, whip up a batch at home using all-natural ingredients and whatever essential oil you prefer. The scent possibilities are endless!
4 oz. raw shea butter
4 oz. raw cacao butter
4 oz. raw coconut butter
Essential oil of choice (lavender, pink grapefruit, lemon, etc.)
Other Materials You’ll Need
- Heat source
- 16-ounce mason jar
- Wooden spoon
- Blender or stand mixer
- In double boiler, melt shea butter, cocoa butter and coconut butter. (Note: Watch carefully and stir occasionally with wooden spoon to prevent sticking or burning.)
- Remove pot from heat and let mixture cool slightly (2 to 3 minutes). Transfer mixture to a blender or mixing bowl (if using stand mixer or handheld mixer).
- Add several drops of essential oil and blend or whip the mixture until smooth and fluffy.
- Transfer mixture to jar. Store in a cool, dry place. (Note: Body butter may melt at temperatures of 76 degrees F or above, so be sure to store it in a cool area as far away from heat as possible.)
Use this body butter right after showering and/or right before you go to bed to keep your skin moisturized and feeling silky smooth every day!