Higher nature citricidal contains grapefruit seed extract concentrate, which is thought to have anti-bacterial, anti-microbial and anti-fungal properties. Grapefruits are naturally rich in antioxidants and essential oils. Ideal as part of a natural first aid kit, grapefruit seed extract is well known for its many uses. Always use diluted, mix a few drops in water or juice. This product can also be used for digestive support, and may be particularly beneficial when travelling.
Never use undiluted. Do not squeeze. As a food supplement: allow 4 to 12 single drops to fall naturally into a full glass (300ml) of water or juice, and stir thoroughly. Consume 30 minutes before or 2 hours after meals, 1-3 times a day (children over 8 years, half dose). Start at a low dose and build. Never use full strength in mouth. As a cosmetic cleanser for external use: scalp (safe on scalp, including dandruff): dilute 4-12 single drops in shampoo for each use. Mix in hand and massage into scalp. Rinse thoroughly. Nails: allow 4-12 single drops to fall naturally into approximately 1 tablespoon of water, and with cotton wool, apply diluted solution to the surface of the nail along the cuticle and underneath the front of the nail, twice daily. Facial cleanser (safe on normal skin and acne): splash face with warm water. Allow 4-12 single drops to fall naturally into approximately 1 tablespoon of water, and with cotton wool or fingertips, gently massage diluted solution into face with circular motions, avoiding contact with the eyes. Rinse thoroughly with cool water. Pat dry. Skin rinse (safe on minor skin irritations, warts and athletes foot. Do not use on open wounds): allow 4-12 single drops to fall naturally into approximately 1 tablespoon of water, and with cotton wool or fingertips, apply diluted solution to chosen area once daily. If irritation occurs, flush with water. Irritation is temporary. Mouthwash (for freshening mouth and teeth): allow 2 single drops to fall naturally into a glass of water (90ml or more), and stir thoroughly. Vigorously swish diluted solution in mouth for 10 seconds. Alternatively, gargle with a dilution of 4-12 single drops in a full glass (300ml) of water. Gargle several times. Ear rinse: dilute 3 single drops thoroughly with 30ml glycerine. Apply 1-2 drops of diluted solution in ear, 1-2 times a day. Vaginal rinse: allow 1 single drop to fall naturally into a bowl or jug of water (180-240ml / 6-8oz). Douche once or more a day. Can also be used diluted as a household cleanser.
Grapefruit seed extract concentrate.