Lime Essential Oil (Citrus aurantifolia) 10ml


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Lime essential oil (Citrus aurantifolia) is obtained from the rind of the lime fruit. Green in colour, the fruit comes from an evergreen tree that can grow up to 15 feet high. The plant is thought to originate in South Asia but is now cultivated around the world, mainly in the USA, Mexico, and Italy.

Scent: Fresh, Sharp, Citrus
Plant Part: Rind
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Country of Origin: Mexico
Colour: Yellow / Green
Fragrance Note: Top

Five Key Benefits & Uses of Lime Essential Oil

1. The essential oils of lemon and lime are fairly interchangeable so which one you use is very much down to which aroma you prefer of the two. As a massage blend it can be used to treat arthritis, rheumatism. high blood pressure, poor circulation and cellulitis.

2. If you have a cold, asthma or other bronchial issues, lime can be vaporised or burned to help treat respiratory ailments.

3. At times when you feel anxious, stressed or depressed, lime essential oil has uplifting properties which can help you to face these problems.

4. Use lime essential oil as a cleaner – just add to clean water and use from a spray bottle as a cleaner for tops and surfaces. Lime can be a great alternative to the chemical-packed cleaners the fill up our supermarkets. On the internet you will find plenty of ideas on how to use lime in cleaning formulations that are environmentally friendlier than commercial products, and a lot cheaper!

5. 10-20 drops of lime essential oil mixed with filtered water acts as a wonderful and natural air freshener when squirted from a bottle with a fine spray attachment.

Blends well with:

We have found that Lime essential oil blends really well with clary sage, lavender, neroli and ylang-ylang as well as the other citrus oils.


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