The Essential Oil of Lime is extracted by cold compression of fresh peels of lime or by steam distillation of its dried peels. The scientific name of Lime is Citrus Aurantifolia. The Essential Oil of Lime is composed of compounds like Alpha Pinene, Beta Pinene, Myrcene, Limonene, Terpinolene, Cineole, Linalool, Borneol, Citral, Neral Acetate and Geranyl Acetate. They are very well known across the world and are extensively used in pickles, jams, marmalades, sauces, confectionaries, squashes, sorbets, desserts, beverages, cosmetics and a numerous other industrial products.
Lime, like lemon, is full of anti oxidants and other beneficial nutrients and so is its essential oil.
Aromatic Description: Fresh, citrusy, sweet.
Possible Uses: Acne, asthma, chilblains, colds, dull skin, flu, varicose veins.
Lime Essential Oil is well known in folklore for its ability to cleanse, purify and renew the spirit and the mind. It is also said to be effective in cleansing the aura.
General Safety Information: We recommend using our essetial oils with aromatherapy techniques by adding to a medium that will release it's natural essence into the air: Potpouri, Oil burners, cotton balls, etc.Do not take any essential oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.