Botanical Name: Citrus aurantifolia
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Plant 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.
Aromatic Fragrance: Lime Essential Oil has a crisp, sweet, fresh smell characteristic of citrus products.
Aromatic Strength: Medium
Common Applications: 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.
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Storage Directions: Essential Oils should be stored in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight. Essential Oils should be stored in colored glass, the most common storage method being used today are Boston Round Bottles in the amber tint.
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Neroli, Nutmeg, Orange, Palmarosa, Petitgrain, Rose, Rosemary, Rosewood, Vetiver and Ylang-ylang.
Cautions: Lime Essential Oil is considered phototoxic. Users should avoid direct sunlight after application. Avoid use during pregnancy.