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5 August 2021 Marlies van Heusden


Experience the spicy freshness of pink grapefruit

Grapefruit is naturally high in antioxidants and vitamin C, which is great because it works wonders for your skin. You can use the Grapefruit and Rosemary soap from NatureBar for your entire body. The fruit is also rich in the carotenoid phytonutrient lycopene, a substance that can also be found in tomatoes. Lycopene is known as a strong antioxidant and for its strong action against free radicals.

The fruit is an excellent source of vitamin C. A vitamin that gives the immune system a real boost.

The antioxidants and naturally antibacterial properties work perfectly against discolorations and spots on the skin. In addition, it promotes the production of collagen, which prevents fine lines and wrinkles and ensures a young-looking skin. Also, the fruit softens your skin and also gives a natural healthy complexion.

Origin of grapefruit

The subtropical citrus tree with glossy dark green leaves, usually grows to a height of between 5 and 6 meters. But can reach heights of 13 to 15 meters. This hybrid citrus comes from Barbados, where it was crossed by accident. Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi) is a cross between orange and pomelo.

Citrus paradisi is known for its bitter yet sour to semi-sweet taste. There are many different types. Did you know that there are white, pink and red grapefruits? The darker the color, the sweeter it is generally.