Lime Essential Oil (Citrus aurantifolia)
Lime Essential Oil has a sweet fresh aroma that is very refreshing and uplifting. It is good for fatigue and for refreshing the mind. It is also useful for freshening and regulating oily skin. Lime is stimulating to the digestion and may be useful for respiratory infections. It is also detoxifying.
The Lime is a small evergreen tree with oval leaves, small white flowers and small bitter green fruit. It is native to Asia and, like lemon, was used on ships to prevent scurvy.
|Botanical name||Citrus aurantifolia|
|Method of Extraction||expression|
|Country of Origin||Mexico|
|Blends well with||lavender, rosemary, clary sage, and other citrus oils.|
|Cautions||Phototoxic – avoid using on skin that is to be exposed to the sun.|