LIME ESSENTIAL OIL
Lime oil has a crisp, refreshing citrus scent with uplifting and revitalizing properties that help with depression. Lime essential oil acts as an astringent on the skin and helps clear oily skin. Lime oil cools fevers due to colds and flu, eases coughs and strengthens the immune system as well as treats bronchitis, asthma, and sinusitis. Lime essential oil is also helpful for arthritis, rheumatism, poor circulation, and in eliminating cellulite and obesity. Lime oil’s therapeutic properties of are antiseptic, antiviral, astringent, aperitif, bactericidal, disinfectant, febrifuge, haemostatic, restorative and tonic. Lime essential oil is considered phototoxic; users should avoid direct sunlight after application. Note: Top
Botanical Name: Citrus aurantifolia
Plant Part: Peel of young limes
Origin: Sri Lanka
Processing Method: Steam distilled
Description / Colour / Consistency: Lime oil is a thin, colourless to pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: Lime essential oil is a top note with a medium aroma, this particular Lime has a dryer camphoraceous note because of the chemical constituents in younger limes.
Product Abstract: Lime essential oil comes froma 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. Because this Lime is drier and blends well with woodier oils, it is well suited to men’s products.
Cautions: Dilute well before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
IMPORTANT: All products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner.