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Grapefruit Seed Extract
Grapefruit Seed Extract
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10ml (1/3 fl oz)
$12.00 $2.00
100ml (3.38 fl oz)
$71.37 $12.50
Grapefruit Seed Extract

Grapefruit Seed Extract from The Aromatherapy Place is a broad spectrum antimicrobial compound made from the seeds and pulp of grapefruit, presented in a liquid all natural glycerine base derived from vegetable oil. It has many uses and makes an excellent additive to cosmetics to help prevent the growth of fungi, moulds and bacteria. Grapefruit Seed Extract is easy to incorporate into the water phase of skincare and therapeutic preparations.

Aromatherapy uses for Grapefruit Seed Extract

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Specific Uses: Grapefruit Seed Extract is compatible with most raw materials used in making creams and lotions. Grapefruit Seed Extract can be used to help treat a range of conditions, including topical infections of the feet, skin, toe and fingernails and more (Sharamon and Baginski 1997)*.

Instructions for the use of Grapefruit Seed Extract

The amount of Grapefruit Seed Extract to be used in a preparation will vary depending on the ingredients and should be deTermined for each formulation by the user. However, using between 0.1 to 1.0% in the water phase will prevent the growth of microorganisms.

Safety information for Grapefruit Seed Extract

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Specific Safety Information: Tested in accordance with Regulations for the Enforcement of the Federal Hazardous Substances Act (Australia), Grapefruit Seed Extract is classified as nontoxic by oral ingestion and is not a primary skin irritant or a corrosive material.For more information on the applications of Grapefruit Seed Extract for treatments refer to The healing power of grapefruit seed by Shalila Sharamon and Bodo J Baginski (1997): Lotus Light: Twin Lakes, WI.