Citrus Paradisi


Grapefruit is a citrus hybrid originating in Barbados as an accidental cross between two introduced species – Sweet Orange (Citrus Sinensis), and Pomelo (Citrus Maxima) – both of which were introduced from Asia in the seventeenth century. When found, it was nicknamed the “forbidden fruit”. Often used in cocktails and drinks, it has also many beneficial effects.


Grapefruit mainly contains fruit acids, vitamins, sugars and flavonoids. Scientific studies have demonstrated that flavonoids have a venotonic, antioxidant and brightening action.


  • It gently exfoliates the skin
  • It has keratolytic and regenerating properties
  • It stimulates cell metabolism
  • It has a brightening, antioxidant and venotonic effect
  • It carries out a revitalizing and hydrating action

You can find this ingredient in the following products.