Lime oil has an invigorating and stimulating effect on the body. This pleasant citrus aroma has been shown to help with mental clarity and stimulate creativity. Lime is a small evergreen tree that produces a small, sour fruit very similar to Lemon. The fruits themselves are green in color with a fleshy interior. Historically, limes were used to prevent sailors from developing scurvy.
Botanical Name: Citrus aurantifolia
Extraction: Cold pressed
Cultivation: Wild grown
Plant Part: Peel
Aroma: Fresh citrus with layers of sweetness.
Applications: Dilute to use topically, aromatically
Benefits: anti-spasmodic, bronchitis, deodorant, liver pain, stomach cramps, uplifting, varicose veins, asthma
Safety Considerations: Lime is phototoxic and direct sunlight should be avoided after applying the oil. Dilute well before use; May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.