How To Grow Grapefruit ?  

            An average gardener may find it a little difficult to grow a grapefruit tree. However, this does not mean that it is impossible to grow the tree in your garden. As long as you provide the tree with perfect growing conditions, it will flourish and thrive. More...

When To Pick Grapefruit ?

When To Pick Grapefruit ?

Grapefruits are mainly grown in California and Florida. There are many varieties of the fruit, such as flame, ruby red, star rubies and whites. White grapefruits are less common and most of them are red in color at the time of harvest. Depending on the variety of fruit, the harvest times also vary by a slight margin. Usually, for most varieties the ideal time to pick the fruit is from September to October. However, the trees will continue producing fruit until April and sometimes even until May. More...

Who Introduced Grapefruit To Florida ?

Who Introduced Grapefruit To Florida ?

Grapefruit was introduced to Florida by Count Odet Philippe in the year 1806. He was a native of France and was exploring the New World. He brought grapefruits along with him and planted the first tree in Tampa of Florida in a grove. During the first harvest, the fruits and seeds were circulated in the neighboring areas. However, grapefruit was not vied as a commercial fruit until the early part of the 1800s. More...

 

 

How Did The Grapefruit Get Its Name ?

How Did The Grapefruit Get Its Name ?

Grapefruits were discovered in the eighteenth century in Barbados. The fruit is believed to be a recent addition to the genus. Many fruit experts believe that the grapefruits are a cross between orange and pomelo, both of them being citrus fruits. Pomelo was brought to Barbados from Indonesia in the seventeenth century. More...

 

 

Benefits Of Grapefruit Seed Extract

Benefits Of Grapefruit Seed Extract

Grapefruit seed extract has several potential antioxidants and antimicrobial properties. Grapefruit is a citrus fruit, and the extract is derived from the membranes, seeds and pulp of the fruit. There are many health threatening microbes in the environment and grapefruit seed extract has the ability to fight against them. However, grapefruit seed extract or GSE does not suit everyone and can interfere with certain medications. Consult your doctor before you start taking the extract. More...

How To Make Grapefruit Seed Extract ?

How To Make Grapefruit Seed Extract ?

Grapefruit seed extract or GSE is considered to be an effective remedy for several different kinds of ailments. It has so many effective properties that it can treat skin conditions, such as psoriasis and eczema, also without the need for antibiotics. GSE is commercially sold, and actually the process of manufacturing is very complicated. While making the seed extract, the seed is taken through several chemical processes like extraction and treatment. The process is fast but complicated. More...

 

 

 

 

 
   
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