Lime Essential Oil (Italy)
Active Ingredient: Limonene: 68.88%
Botanical Name: Citrus aurantifolia
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Description: Lime is a small evergreen tree that produces a small, bitter fruit very similar to Lemon. The fruits themselves are green in color with a green fleshy interior.
Color: Pale yellow to yellowish green liquid.
Common Uses: Lime Essential Oil has a crisp, refreshing citrus scent that has been used by aromatherapists for its uplifting and revitalizing properties. It can also act as an astringent on skin where it is reputed to help clear oily skin.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Neroli, Nutmeg, Orange, Palmarosa, Petitgrain, Rose, Rosemary, Rosewood, Vetiver, and Ylang-ylang.
Aromatic Scent: Lime Essential Oil has a crisp, sweet, fresh smell characteristic of citrus products.
History: Lime has been used historically to prevent sailors long at sea from developing scurvy.
General Information: Sunrise Botanics provides this essential oils guide for educational purposes only and not as medical advice. Please consult a qualified healthcare practitioner or resource on uses, safety and precautions for all essential oils Canada, USA and Worldwide.