Lime (Citrus aurantifolia) Essential Oil -Distilled

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Lime Oil


Botanical binomial: Citrus aurantifolia

Family: Rutaceae

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Country of Origin: Mexico

Part of plant used in production: Fruit Rinds

Methods of production: Steam Distillation

Description: Lime oil is obtained through distillation of the fruit rinds.
Characteristics: Clear, dark-greenish yellow oil with a citrus-like aroma with a tart and sweet undertone.
Properties: Anti-septic, anti-viral, astringent, aperitif, bactericidal, disinfectant, febrifuge, haemostatic, restorative and tonic substance.
Constituents: alpha-Pinene, beta-pinene, Myrcene, Limonene, Terpinolene, Cineole, Linalool, Borneol, Citral, Neral Acetate, Geranyl Acetate.
Uses: Used against many viral infections such as the common colds, flu and coughs, stops bleeding by promoting blood coagulation, help restore energy, prevents aging symptoms, useful in treating food poisoning and typhoid. Aside from its medicinal uses, it can also be used as anti-depressant and anti-arthritic, aid reducing pain in muscles and joints and it is a very good anti-oxidant.
Blends well with: Clary Sage, Lavender, Neroli, Ylang Ylang.
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Safety: Photosensitive, avoid contact with eyes and mouth. For topical use only and should be diluted before applied to skin.