Lime (Steam) Essential Oil

Botanical Name:
Citrus aurantifolia
Country of Origin:
Mexico
Plant Part:
Rind
Distillation Method:
Steam
Cultivation:
Certified Organic
Overall Profile
Monoterpenes
62.77%
Monoterpenols
34.52%
Sesquiterpenes
2.71%
Primary Constituents
limonene
54.23%
gamma terpinene
12.37%
alpha terpineol
9.54%
terpinolene
8.06%
alpha terpenene
3.72%
  • 1oz -
    $15.55
  • 4oz -
    $41.84
  • 8oz -
    $60.09
  • 16oz -
    $118.32
  • 1Kg -
    $157.76
  • Sample -
    $2.50
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Wholesale Certified Organic Steam Distilled Lime Essential Oil

100% pure Lime essential oil steam-distilled from lime organically grown in Mexico. This steam distilled oil is likened to 'sweet lime candy', a very fun sweet-tart aroma. Steam distilled Lime can be applied to the skin without the photosensitivity cold-pressed citrus oils can produce, making it helpful for acne care. Our Steam Distilled Lime Oil is of the highest therapeutic quality and is available from sample size up to 1 kg or more.

ABOUT THE PLANT

This small fragrant evergreen tree is native to many tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. It is believed to have originated from northern India and Burma. The lime tree reaches 4.5 meters in height with sharp spines, smooth, stiff leaves and small white flowers. The fruit is small, round, and moderately seedy with a smooth, thin, pale-green peel and greenish flesh.

Aromatherapy Notes

This steam distilled oil is likened to 'sweet lime candy' with a brighter, more floral aroma than the cold pressed type. It can be applied to the skin without the photosensitivity cold-pressed citrus oils can produce making it helpful for acne care.

Traditional Uses

Lime juice and essential oil has been used by to reduce fevers, clear infections, aid with sore throats and boost immune function. Lime is considered a digestive tonic and has been used extensively in food and beverage flavoring.The tangy, bright scent of Lime is refreshing and uplifting. It is a lymphatic stimulant and may be used in the treatment of water retention.

Therapeutic Properties Described In The Aromatherapy Literature

Antibacterial, Antirheumatic, Antiscorbutic, Antiseptic, Antiviral, Febrifuge, Restorative.

The therapeutic properties of Lime essential oil are almost identical to those to those of Lemon, with the addition of these attributes:

Psychological

  • Sharpens the mind, bringing clarity of thought and promoting focused concentration
  • Helps releive fatigue, apathy, depression, and anxiety

Respiratory System

  • Promotes open breathing passages

Application and Use

Safety

This oil is non-toxic and non-irritating. If using in skin care, test for sensitivity. If ingesting for medicinal purposes, consultation with a physician is recommended.