White grapefruit, though different in colour and slightly more tart, share many of the same benefits of your favourite pink grapefruit. White grapefruit is packed with vitamin C and fibre, essential for your body. The White Grapefruit was traditionally used to suppress appetite, and assists with digestive and urinary problems. Today it is used to enrich culinary dishes with bursting flavours and assist with balancing your mood, decreasing blood pressure, relieving stress and encouraging weight loss.

Plant Name: Citrus X paradisi

Plant Family: Rutaceae

Native Region: Native to the West Indies (Barbados), they are a spontaneous (Hybrid) cross between a pomelo and sweet orange. 

Essential oil Extraction Method: commonly cold pressed

Properties: Anti-infectious, Cholagogue, Depurative, Digestive, Tonic

Affirmation: I love and accept myself as I am

Blends Well with: Wild Orange, Bergamot Oil, Peppermint oil, Ylang Ylang oil, and Lavender Oil, Geranium oil.

Safety: Avoid sun exposure for 12 hours after topical use.

Historical uses: Originating in Barbados in the 17th century and known as the forbidden fruit, the white grapefruit is a hybrid cross between a Pompelo (Grapefruit) and a sweet orange. The white grapefruit was traditionally used to stimulate appetite, and assist with digestive and urinary problems as well.

Wellness Uses: Today White Grapefruit is used to enrich culinary dishes with bursting flavours. It is also commonly used during aromatherapy and even applied topically as it assists with balancing your mood, decreasing blood pressure, relieving stress and may assist in weight loss.

Emotional Uses: Limonene makes White Grapefruit an uplifting oil to lift one out of body of shame and into a state of self-love and honouring ones body. White Grapefruit prompts Self Love, Self Acceptance and Self Reliance. 

How White Grapefruit Oil Can Support:




Limonene uplifts the spirit when you are feeling down and out. Diffuse 2-3 drops in your space for a rejuvenating mood boost.


Feeling unworthy of love? Can’t find the strength to express love to yourself?  Allow White Grapefruit to remind you how to love you again. After your evening shower, apply 2-3 drops to your favourite carrier oil and mindfully massage your body speaking words of love and life unto yourself.


If you don’t do it for yourself, who will? Apply 1-2 drops of White Grapefruit to your hands and inhale to become less dependent on other people and finally take the step to fulfilling your own needs and desires.

Happiness Within

White Grapefruit encourages you to find pure joy and happiness from within. Only you can meet your expectations and avoid constant disappointment. Diffuse 2-3 drops of White Grapefruit and feel your spirits lighten.

Ease Depressive Feelings

Diffuse 3 drops of grapefruit, for a relaxing, uplifting and positive mood.



Cholagogue, a property in grapefruit, acts as a detoxifying agent for the liver, treating health related symptoms that might stem from the liver. Detox your body for a healthier, happier life. 

Gall Stones

Drink 1-3 drops in water 3 times daily for a period of 3 days to help relieve the pain and discomfort of Gallstones.

Appetite Suppressant

White Grapefruit is a great organic appetite suppressant. Simply add 1-3 drops in a cup of water first thing in the morning and before you go to bed at night. Do this for 1-5 days at a time.

Antiviral Support

White Grapefruit is high in vitamin C which gives your immune system a much needed boost. Apply 1-2 drops to bottoms of feet, alternatively add to a few drops of water in the morning. 

Food and Cooking

Add White Grapefruit Oil into your citrus smoothies, dressings and sauces to enhance the flavours and also maximise the benefits of this powerful oil.




Combine white Grapefruit, Cypress and Lemon oil. Mindfully massage this blend focusing   on releasing bad energies, heavy burdens, mental and emotional stress as well as physical stress. Allow White Grapefruit to create a vibrant and healthy space for you.

Inner Radiance

Summon your brilliance and shine with White Grapefruit. Diffuse 2-3 drops in your space to be reminded that you are majestic and deserve to shine. 

Self Appreciation (Heart Chakra)

Remind yourself how much you love you. As you anoint yourself beginning at the Heart Chakra throughout your body, in a combination of White Grapefruit, Bergamot, Magnolia and Spikenard, speak affirming words of self-love. You can also diffuse in the air and let go of self-criticism, judgements and unresolved issues.

Awaken your Senses

Inhale White Grapefruit from cupped hands to become one with your body, mind and soul.

Newfound Joy

Let pure and newly found joy flow from within with White Grapefruit. Diffuse 2-3 drops in your space to find joy in whatever you do.