grapefruit seed extract


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grapefruit seed extract

Abbreviation: GFSE, GSE
An extract from grapefruit seed and grapefruit pulp that contains polyphenols. The extract is used in alternative and complementary medicine for a wide variety of diseases and conditions, esp. for the treatment of bacterial or viral illness. Synonym: citrus seed extract
See also: extract
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Antimicrobial activity of grapefruit seed extract and processed sulfur solution against human skin pathogens.
Identification of benzalkonium chloride in commercial grapefruit seed extracts. J Agric Food Chem.
Further, the USDA did a grapefruit seed extract study and declared, "Confirming an earlier study by researchers in Germany, we found that some commercial grapefruit seed extracts contain benzethonium chloride, a synthetic antimicrobial agent commonly used in cosmetics and only approved for topical use, at relatively high levels of eight percent."
Do the same with grapefruit seed extract, olive leaf extract, tea tree oil, and neem extract.
2 ounces almond oil 1/2 ounce beeswax 4 ounces water 2 ounces liquid castile soap 1 ounce glycerin l teaspoon borax 1/3 teaspoon grapefruit seed extract 20 drops essential oils Combine the oil and beeswax in a double boiler over medium heat.
9,534,193 B1; Jessica Adelle Gore and Corby Lucious Frazier of Plano, TX have patented a natural, edible cleaning composition made of apple cider vinegar, grapefruit seed extract, Stevia and a flavoring ingredient.
PINK Frolic, created specially for women to enjoy bedroom toy play, is infused with grapefruit seed extract to provide antibacterial, antifungal and antimicrobial properties, making it safe for all toys and accessories, including silicone.
Grapefruit seed extract is a handy remedy to keep in your wash bag.
Pau d'arco, grapefruit seed extract, caprylie acid, and oregano oil are all excellent anti-fungals to control Candida.
Dr Denning recommends grapefruit seed extract to help ward off any problems and drinking loads of bottled water.
(The study abstract mentions patchouli, tea tree (melaleuca), geranium, and lavender essential oils, plus grapefruit seed extract, but does not specify if patchouli or lavender is the third oil).
If you want to kick it up a notch and make things smell amazing, we suggest mixing clean water, several drops of essential oils and maybe even a few drops of grapefruit seed extract or a plant-based concentrate to your homemade recipe.