Lime (Cold Pressed) Essential Oil

Botanical Name:
Citrus aurantifolia
Country of Origin:
Mexico
Plant Part:
Rind
Distillation Method:
Cold Pressed
Cultivation:
Naturally Grown
Overall Profile
Monoterpenes
96.95%
Sesquiterpenes
2.40%
Esters
0.65%
Primary Constituents
limonene
66.35%
gamma terpinene
13.83%
beta pinene
7.93%
terpinolene
4.32%
beta terpineol
2.72%
  • 8oz -
    $77.36
  • 16oz -
    $143.11
  • 1Kg -
    $249.07
  • Sample -
    $0.99
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Wholesale Pure Lime Cold-Pressed Essential Oil

100% pure Lime essential oil cold-pressed from lime peels, grown in Mexico. The cold-pressed oil has a great sweet-tart citrus brightness, similar to that of the fresh fruit. Our Cold-Pressed Lime Oil is available from sample size up to 1 kg or more and is of the highest therapeutic quality.

ABOUT THE PLANT

This small fragrant evergreen tree is native to many tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. It reaches 4.5 meters in height with sharp spines, smooth, stiff leaves and small white flowers. The fruit is half the size of a typical lemon and is a pale green color.

ABOUT THE OIL

This pale yellow Lime essential oil is cold-pressed from the rind of the ripe fruit grown naturally in Mexico.

Aromatherapy Notes

The cold-pressed oil has a great, sweet-tart citrus brightness, with an uplifting frutiy middle note, and a cool, clean finish similar to that of the fresh fruit.

Sharpens the mind, bringing clarity of thought, promotes focused concentration.

Therapeutic Properties

Therapeutic Properties Described in The Aromatherapy Literature

From The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy1:

  • Antiseptic, Antiviral, Astringent, Disinfectant, Insecticide, Tonic
  • Ideal for relieving fatigue and apathy
  • Refreshing and uplifting

From Aromatherapy for the Emotions2:

  • Helps to relieve self-doubt and promote assertiveness
  • Offers a boost of energy when feeling listless and lethargic
  • Brings “cheer and laughter with a sense of joy and lightness. Lime enhances child-like playfulness and fun, lifting spirits and easing anxiety”

Application and Use

Safety

This oil is non-toxic and non-irritating. As with other citrus oils, cold pressed Lime oil may be photo sensitizing, therefore exposure to sunlight should be limited for 24 hours where it has been applied to the skin. If ingesting for medicinal purposes, consultation with a physician is recommended.

References

1 Battaglia, Salvatore. The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy. International Centre of Holysitc Aromatherapy, 2003.

2 Thompson, Kylie. Aromatherapy for the Emotions. Lulu.com, 2005.