Lime Essential Oil

£6.15 £11.34

Lime oil is expressed from the peel of the unripe fruit. Lime has a fresh, sweet scent and is energising and uplifting.

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Description

Lime | Latin Name: Citrus Aurantifolia | Family: Rutaceae | Extraction: Steam Distilled | Plant Part: Peel

Lime Essential Oil is a pale yellow, olive-green liquid, sweet odour or a water-white or pale yellow liquid with a fresh scent.

It is a small evergreen tree up to 4.5 metres high, stiff sharp spines. Pale green colour, half the size of a lemon. Naturalised in many tropical and subtropical regions around the world. It is cultivated in South Florida, the West Indies, Central America and Italy. The are several species of this fruit which are used to produce different oils. The essential oil is produced by the expressed peel of unripe fruit or the whole crushed fruit.

Blends

Blends well with Angelica, Bergamot, Geranium, Linden Blossom, Lavender, Neroli, Palmarosa, Rose, Lavandin, Citronella and Ylang Ylang.

Lime is a TOP note – Essential Oil Notes & Odours

Properties

Anti-rheumatic, antiscorbutic, antiseptic, antiviral, aperitif, bactericidal, febrifuge, restorative and a tonic.

Essential Oil Properties & Meanings

Herbal & Folk Tradition

Used in place of lemon for: fever, infections, sore throats etc. Used to be used as a remedy for dyspepsia.

Safety Data & MSDS

Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing. The expressed ‘peel’ oil is phototoxic – ours is distilled.

Limonene, pinenes, camphene, sabinene, citral, cymene, cineols and linalool.

Lime MSDS
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