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Lime essential oil is an astringent, antiviral, antiseptic, antibacterial and a disinfectant. Due to all of these properties, this versatile essential oil can be used to cure infections, reduce fever, disinfect food and surfaces, and prevent signs of aging – to say the least!
Botanical name: Citrus aurantifolia swingle
Scent: Fresh, sweet, citrus peel scent
Plant parts used: Rind/Peel
Extraction method: Distilled
Region of origin: India
CAUTION: As with all essential oils, dilute into carrier oils before applying them directly onto the skin. Keep oils away from eyes and mucous membranes. Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dry place. Stop using if there is any irritation. Research each oil well before using.
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This oil is extracted by using cold pressed/expressed method.
Essential Oil Information
It is fresh, crisp, scented oil with sweet and candy like aroma. It helps to improve the congested skin conditions as it assist in drying the excess oil without over drying and causing the skin to create more oil in an attempt to re-balance the skin. This lime oil has an astringent effect on the skin which makes it suitable for hair care applications.
Lime oil has sweet, energizing and citrusy smell and it helps in providing relief from stress.
Lime oil is actively used for curing various skin related troubles such as acne and dull skin. Furthermore, it is also used in the treatment of asthma, chilblains, colds, flu and varicose veins.
Lime Oil is comprised of properties like stress relieving and anti-bacterial. It has a special ability to cleanse, purify and renew the spirit and the mind.
Blends Well With
Citronella, clary sage, rosemary and lavender essential oils as well as other citrus oils
Lime oil is a light green in colour and with a hint of orange/yellow. It has citrusy, sweet and slightly tart aroma.
Lime oil is phototoxic in nature so it is recommended to not to use it in sunlight to avoid phototoxic reaction.