Lime (Citrus aurantifolia ) Pure Essential Oil- Aromatherapy - Therapeutic Quality 0.5 fl oz (15 ml)
Description: Lime trees can grow to be about 10 feet high, and have fragrant white flower buds that blossom into the acidic fruit. Lime Trees are most commonly found in Brazil, Mexico, Italy, and the West Indies. Just like its partner, the Lemon, Limes were not highly regarded until doctors discovered their high levels of vitamin C. Once used in the Asian culture for its antiseptic qualities, today, Lime essential oil is known for its cooling and uplifting effects on the mind and body. Light, fresh green/bitter citrus scent. Clean, penetrative odor. Store away from direct sunlight and heat. The refrigerator is a great place for storage.
Caution: This oil is non-toxic, making it safe for all skin types; however it is phototoxic. DO NOT massage the skin with Lime essential oil, if you are going to be exposed to sunlight. Old or oxidized oils should be avoided. Skin sensitization if oxidized oils are used.
Obtained from the cold expression of peel. Originates from Italy.
Packaged: 0.5 fl oz (15 ml) amber glass bottle with Euro plug, tamper proof safety seal and safety shrink wrap. Also available in a 1 fl oz (30 ml) bottle.
Biosource Naturals is founded by a naturopath, aromatherapist, EFT practitioner, Reiki Master. Therapeutic Quality. We supply pure essential oils verified by GC and/or other QC testing.
Uses: Commonly used for soothing fevers, rheumatism, sore throats, headaches, anorexia, alcoholism, depression, and anxiety. The oil has also been used as a tonic and astringent. This oil has been known to strengthen the nervous system, reduce stress, and soothe insect bites. Lime essential oil has the capacity to renew inner clarity, improving decision-making; it can also stimulate a sense of internal purpose, while boosting liveliness to move forward. Lime aids the body by stimulating emotions and preventing apathy, while rejuvenating mental clarity. Lime aids the body by helping to heal infections, reduce cellulite, and aid with skin impurities. Thearoma inspires and brings fresh energy, clearing the mind. Excellent to use in a diffuser to freshen the home. Add a few drops to the water when washing dishes or cleaning the house.
To stimulate emotions against apathy, vaporize 3 drops of Lime, and 3 drops of Bergamot.
To rejuvenate the mental state, mix lime with Neroli and Frankincense and rub the blend into the skin whenever necessary.
Try inhalations and daily baths with 2 drops of Lime, and 4 drops of Ginger to help with infections.
To reduce cellulite, mix Lime with Juniper Berry, and Nutmeg, and apply it to any areas affected by cellulite. Always move towards the heart.
Refractive Index: 1.474 TO 1.477 AT 20°C
Specific Gravity: 0.855 TO 0.863 : 25°/25°C
Optical Rotation: +34 TO +47°
Solubility: Soluble in mineral oil, Propylene Glycol 2%, only 95% in Ethanol