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.
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.
Lime juice and Lime essential oil have been used to reduce fevers, clear infections, aid with sore throats and boost immune function.
Therapeutic Properties Described in the Aromatherapy Literature
The therapeutic properties of Lime essential oil are almost identical to those to those of Lemon, with the addition of these attributes: Antibacterial, Antirheumatic, Antiscorbutic, Antiseptic, Antiviral, Febrifuge, Restorative.
Sharpens the mind, bringing clarity of thought
Promotes focused concentration
Promotes open breathing passages
Application and Use
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.