Grapefruit slices and peels next to a small bottle for essential oils

Never Buy Vitamin C Essential Oil Ever Again — DIY It Instead!

Grapefruit slices and peels next to a small bottle for essential oilsVitamin C essential oil is all the rage in skincare, but buying your own bottle can be a bit pricey! The good news is that you can make your own version of vitamin C essential oil at home using fresh Rio red grapefruits!

Grapefruits are absolutely packed with vitamin C, and that makes DIY grapefruit essential oil a fabulous alternative to store-bought vitamin C oils. Keep in mind that your homemade version may be less concentrated than store-bought options.

Keep reading to learn how to make your own bottle of DIY grapefruit essential oil at home!

How to DIY Grapefruit Vitamin C Essential Oil

There are two methods for making DIY grapefruit essential oil, one of which requires the use of a crockpot and the other which you can do with a simple jar. You can choose whichever method you have the supplies for or try them both and see which results you prefer. For both methods, you’ll start by peeling the rind from several thoroughly cleaned grapefruits.

Crockpot DIY Grapefruit Essential Oil

  1. Use a spoon to scrape as much of the white pith from the rinds as you can. Let the rinds rest until dry.
  2. Place the rinds in a small crockpot and add almond oil until the rinds are covered. Turn on low for around 8 hours.
  3. Line a bowl with a few layers of clean, cheesecloth. Pour your mixture into the bowl.
  4. Gather the cloth together and carefully squeeze until as much oil is removed as possible.
  5. Store the oil in a dark-colored, airtight container.

Jar DIY Grapefruit Essential Oil

  1. Set out your rinds and allow them to dry for several days.
  2. Add the rinds to a jar, filling it about halfway.
  3. Fill the remaining space with your choice of oil. Shake well.
  4. Let your mixture warm in the sun for about a week, shaking at least twice daily, for up to two weeks.
  5. Strain the mixture to remove the rinds. Store in a dark-colored, airtight container.

Using Your Grapefruit Vitamin C Essential Oil

Keep in mind that you should not use your grapefruit oil on your skin without carefully checking it first. Dab a small amount onto your skin and let rest for at least a few hours. If you feel any discomfort whatsoever, set the oil aside for other uses than skincare. Only use on the skin in small amounts, and never near the eyes.

Making DIY Vitamin C Oil? Order Fresh Rio Red Grapefruit Today!

Congratulations! You’ll never have to buy vitamin C essential oil again! Now, you can make your own grapefruit oil at home, easy peasy. The best way to get some high-quality essential oil is to start with high-quality fruit, and that means Winter Sweetz Rio red grapefruit!

You can place an order online today to get your own box of fresh Rio red grapefruit in five days or less. Our delicious Texas grapefruit are packed full of nutrients and tasty juices, and they’re sure to satisfy your sweet tooth—without growing your waistline. For an unbeatable treat with a health boost, choose Winter Sweetz’s Texas red grapefruit!

If you want to make your own DIY vitamin C essential oil, order a box of juicy Texas red grapefruit from Winter Sweetz today!

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