Oil Name: Lime Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Citrus aurantifolia
Lime essential oil has a sharp, citrus peel smell and is pale yellow to light olive in colour. It has a light consistency.
Limes originated from Asia but are now cultivated in most warm countries, especially Italy. Lime essential oil can be extracted either by expression or by distillation.
Essential or Carrier Oil?
A-pinene, b-pinene, myrcene, limonene, terpinolene, 1,8-ceneole, linalool, borneol, citral and traces of neral acetate and geranyl acetate.
Antiseptic, Antiviral, Aperitif, Astringent, Bactericidal, Disinfectant, Febrifuge, Haemostatic, Tonic
Acne, Arthritis, Asthma, Bronchitis, Cellulite, Circulation Problems, Colds and Flu, Coughs, Depression, Nervous Exhaustion, Obesity, Rheumatism, Sinusitis, Sore Throat
Photosensitivity: Avoid Sun
Detail of Warnings
Cold Pressed Lime essential oil is phototoxic. Users should avoid direct sunlight after application.
Compatible Combination Oils
Bergamot, Cedarwood, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Neroli, Palma Rosa, Rosemary, Rosewood, Ylang-ylangTags: lime oil essential oils