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Grapefruit Medicinal Uses

Pure juice of the fruit is recommended for diabetes – use 1/2 liter of grapefruit juice a day. This juice is also used for constipation, inflamed nerves, scurvy and against excessive albumin in the diet.

            

(Citrus maxima) Grape fruit is a member of the Citrus family, which grows up to 8 meters high. The fruit is large, juicy, and rich in vitamin C and calcium. The flowers are white and aromatic. The fruit which are two and three times larger than sweet lime are green initially and turn yellow when they are matured and ready for use.

Parts Used: The leaves, fruit and seeds.

         

Medicinal Use

  • Used for painful swellings, ulcers, rheumatism, certain nervous disorders and convulsive coughs
  • Effective for diabetes
  • Relieves constipation and inflamed nerves
  • Helps in indigestion, flatulent pains, vomiting, cholera, and morbid cancer
  • Good for heart disease and coughs
  • Relieves back pains

How to Use

  • The decoction of the leaves and flowers can be used internally for painful swellings, ulcers, rheumatism, nervous disorders and convulsive coughs.
  • Pure juice of the fruit is recommended for diabetes – use 1/2 liter of grapefruit juice a day. This juice is also used for constipation, inflamed nerves, scurvy and against excessive albumin in the diet.
  • The peel of the fruit is good for indigestion, flatulent pains, vomiting, cholera, and morbid cancer.
  • The dried peel is excellent for heart disease, indigestion and coughs.
  • The crushed seeds are used for back pains, a wash for hernia, and it can be applied over painful bladder, inflamed penis or vagina.

To know more on how to prepare and use herbs, visit How to Use Plant Material as Medicine

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  1. I knew grapefruit was good for you but I didn’t know it was this good for you.

  2. Good share. Thanks!

  3. i should LIKE this ;o)

  4. I love grapefruit, gift, it’s good to love something that is actually good for you.

  5. Nice and informative.

  6. I love grapefruit but didn’t know it had all these properties. Shared it on fb.

  7. Effective din ba yung nasa lata? Another worthy post, kabayan. I’ve missed a lot of your posts lately.

  8. ANOTHER WELL INFORMED ARTICLE.

  9. very good information about the benefits of grapefruit. Haha, I’m smiling at Grapefruit’s comment.
    :)

  10. very great article. i wanted to taste this fruit. haven’t tasted it yet… =(

  11. A nice share buddy

  12. Informative.

  13. Great great article!

  14. I love grapefruit juice but my doctors says I can’t have any grapefruit products because of the antidepressants I am taking. I haven’t figured out why. Your article has excellent uses for grapefruit. Thanks for sharing.

  15. Glad to know grapefruit is so beneficial. Great share.

  16. Good informative article. Thank you!

  17. Very helpful, great article. I love white grapefruits, and I consume them as they are, like apples (peeled off, of course :) Had no idea the seeds are helpful against pain backs. Will be starting to consume the seeds as well now. Thanks :)

  18. very informative, especially the link associated with the write
    thanks for sharing

  19. Very useful information. Thank you.

    Christine

  20. nice share – gj

  21. good info

  22. Will find it and try these.

  23. Kabayan, ano ba yan sa tagalog, Suha ba? nevertheless, another healthy post.

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