Botanical name: Citrus aurantifolia Origin: Peru
Description: The oil comes from the peel of the fruit, which grows from a small evergreen tree
Aromatic scent: Sharp citrus peel aroma
Perfume note: Top
Consistency: A watery viscosity
What is it good for: It has a stimulating effect on the mind. Lime essential oil is created from cold pressing the peel of the lime fruit. Lime essential oil has many applications, and is commonly used to avoid feelings of lethargy due to its revitalising properties. Lime essential oil is also known as an astringent and commonly used in skincare and to reduce ageing.
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Blends with: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Lavender, Lemon, Petitgrain and Violet Leaf
Suggested Usage: It is best to dilute essential oil in carrier oil such as Grapeseed if you intend to prepare massage oil. Don't use essential oils neat onto your skin. Start with 1% essential oil to 99% carrier and increase essential oil until you have desired aroma strength.
Possible side effects: Lime is possibly safe when taken by mouth in medicinal amounts. Some people are sensitive to lime oil when it is applied directly to the skin. Lime oil can cause the skin to be very sensitive to the sunlight.
Bottle: These bottles are designed for pharmaceutical use, they are impact resistant but care should be taken with glass bottles on hard surfaces. The bottles are designed in Austria, using green natural glass; they are not sprayed and can be recycled over and over again.