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Lime Essential Oil


Botanical Name: Citrus Aurantifolia

Plant Part: Peel

Extraction Method: Cold Press

Country of Origin: Italy

Size: 0.5 oz  Amber Bottle (Purchase includes a glass dropper)

Lime oil has a sharp citrus scent, and is pale yellow to light olive in color. Sailors and explorers typically set sail with crates of limes on board, as its vitamin C loaded juice served as a potent remedy for scurvy and other skin problems. Lime is indigenous to Asia and is now cultivated in numerous countries like America, West Indies and Italy.

Therapeutic Properties:

The therapeutic properties of Lime oil are antiseptic, antiviral, astringent, aperitif, bactericidal, disinfectant, febrifuge, haemostatic, restorative and tonic.

Benefits of Lime Oil:

This clear smelling citrus oil can help lift depression and lighten your mood. It can be helpful for arthritis, rheumatism and poor circulation, as well as for obesity and cellulite. Lime oil is beneficial to the immune system, easing infection in the respiratory tract. It can be used to combat a variety of ailments including acne, anxiety, bacterial infection, cellulite, colds, cleansing, depression, detoxification, fatigue, impaired memory, immunity, infectious disease, insect bites, nails (strengthens), nervous conditions, respiratory conditions, skin conditions, and stretch marks (tightens skin), or as a fragrance.

Common Uses:

  • Cleaning – Use as a disinfectant, air freshener, and laundry freshener.

  • Hair Care – Mixing a few drops of Lime oil in your favorite shampoo can help remove oil quickly while moisturizing your scalp.

  • Respiratory Problems – Add a few drops to a bowl of steaming water and inhale the steam.

  • Spot Remover – Helps remove sticker residue and grease stains from clothes and surfaces.

  • Fresh Fruit – Adding one to two drops to your fruits helps prevent them from turning brown.

  • Digestive Problems – Helps relieve stomach cramps, heartburn, indigestion, flatulence, and intestinal parasites.

Blends Well With:

Citronella, Clary Sage, Lavender, Neroli, Nutmeg, Rosemary, Vanilla, Ylang Ylang

IMPORTANT: This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please refer to our policies for further details, and our disclaimer below.