Natural Antibiotic

Grapefruit Seed Extract

Grapefruit seed extract is a marvelous creation from Mother Nature that is in need of more respect and is an underrated treasure. It cleans us, protects us, preserves our delicate foods, and so much more.

Grapefruit seed extract (GSE) is being used to kill Strep, Staph, Salmonella, E. Coli, Influenza, parasites, herpes, candida, fungi and traveler’s diarrhea. Grapefruit seed extract is non-toxic and biodegradable, with no harmful side-effects. Many forms of dermatitis, poison oak, poison ivy, cysts and other skin disorders are being effectively treated with grapefruit seed extract.

The healing antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral effects of this product seem to promote the healing of almost any atypical skin condition. Outlined here are some of the greatest uses for grapefruit seed extract and a list of very simple to administer recipes.

Caution: Do not put Grapefruit Seed Extract in eyes.

Internal Use

Never use full LIQUID strength extract

Tablets use: At first signs of imbalance or depresses resistance, take 1 tablet 3 times a daily for two weeks.

Liquid Suggested use: 7 drops mixed in 5 glass of water or juice, 1-3 times daily, with or without meals. Children (5 years and older): 1-3 drops mixed in 5 in a glass of juice, 2-3 times daily. Do not use full strength in mouth.

Throat Gargle: Stir 1 drop of Maximum GSE into a small (3 oz. or more) glass of water. Gargle several times. Use as often as needed. Always dilute.

Ear Rinse: Thoroughly mix 1-3 drops of Maximum GSE with 1 oz. of glycerin or alcohol. Apply 1-2 drops of this solution in affected ear 1-2 times daily. Use as often as needed. Do not use full strength in ears.

Nasal Rinse. (adults only): Mix 1 drop of Maximum GSE with 6 oz. of water. Use one full eye dropper of the mixed solution per nostril. Tilt your head backward and release the solution from the dropper into your nose. Swing head forward and down (head is now upside down) to force solution up into nasal passages. Return head to the normal upright position and allow nasal passages to drain. Do not inhale through the nose during this process. Always dilute.

Vaginal Rinse: Mix 1-2 drops of Maximum GSE in 6-8 oz. of water. Douche once daily for one week. Douche more often if desired. Always dilute.

External Use

Never use full strength

Facial Cleanser: Thoroughly moisten (splash) face with warm or cool water. With hands still wet, apply 2-3 drops of Maximum GSE to fingertips and gently massage facial area with circular motions. Rinse thoroughly with cool water and pat dry. A tingling sensation may follow. This is an indication of the deep cleansing properties of Maximum GSE. Always dilute.

Skin Rinse: (minor skin irritations) Dilute Maximum GSE with water (1-3 drops/tablespoon). Apply this solution directly to affected area twice daily. Do not use full strength on skin.

Nail Treatment: Dilute Maximum GSE with water or alcohol (1-3 drops/tablespoon). Apply this solution directly on surface of nail along the cuticle and underneath the front of nail, or soak nails, twice daily for as long as desired. Do not use full strength on nails.

Scalp Treatment: Add 2-4 drops of Maximum GSE to each shampooing (mix in hand or on head with shampoo). Massage into scalp and leave on for at least 2 minutes. Rinse off thoroughly with water.

Household Use

Toothbrush Cleaner: Stir 2-4 drops of Maximum GSE into a glass of water. Submerge toothbrush for 15 minutes (or leave in between uses). Rinse toothbrush before using. Change water and remix every few days.

Vegetable/Fruit or Meat/Poultry Wash:
Sink washing – Add 20 drops of Maximum GSE to a sink full of cold water. Briefly soak any vegetables, fruit, meat, or poultry. Rinse if desired.
Spray washing – Add 10 or more drops of Maximum GSE to a 32 oz. pump sprayer filled with water. Spray on any vegetables, fruit, meat, or poultry. Rinse if desired.

Dish and Utensil Cleaning Additive: Add 10-20 drops of Maximum GSE to sink dish washing water or to final rinse. Add 10-20 drops to automatic dishwasher with detergent or to final rinse.

Cutting Board Cleaner: Apply 5-10 drops of Maximum GSE to cutting board and work into entire board with a wet sponge or dish cloth. Leave on for at least 30 minutes. Rinse with water.

All Purpose Cleaner: Add 15-30 drops of Maximum GSE to any 32 oz. pump sprayer filled with water or cleanser. Use on all surfaces around the house.

Ingredients: Vegetable Glycerine (40%) and grapefruit seed extract from organically grown grapefruit (60%).

Cautions & Disclaimer

  1. Do not use full strength.
  2. Do not put in eyes.
  3.  Avoid all contact with sensitive areas.
  4. If full strength contact or irritation occurs, flush with water for at least 10 minutes.
  5. Irritation is temporary and may last up to 48 hours.


Always seek the advice of a trained health professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition and before seeking any treatment. Proper medical attention should always be sought for specific ailments. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking medical treatment due to use of the product, which are not intended to replace proper medical care.