ABOUT - The origin of Lime, Citrus aurantiifolia, is believed to be the East Indian Archipelago where it is found on almost all its islands. From there it is believed to have spread east to the west coast of South America, and west to East Africa, Iran, Egypt, Arabia, and southern Europe. The aroma of Lime oil is said to have the ability to increase alertness, while the topical application of Lime oil in massage is said to have a relaxing, stress-relieving effect.
BOTANICAL NAME - Citrus aurantifolia
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN - Mexico
MAIN COMPONENTS -
EXTRACTION METHOD - Cold Pressed
PLANT PART - Peel
AROMA - Sweet, tropical, citrusy, rounded, and true to Lime aroma
CONSISTENCY - Thin
COLOR - Clear
BLENDS WELL WITH - Cedarwood, Lavender, Grapefruit and Ylang Ylang.
- TREATS BACTERIAL INFECTIONS - Lime essential oil is a good bactericide. It can be used in the treatment of food poisoning, diarrhea, typhoid, and cholera, all of which are caused by bacteria. Furthermore, it can cure internal bacterial infections like those in the colon, stomach, intestines, and urinary tract as well as external infections on the skin, ears, eyes, and in wounds.
- PREVENTS SIGNS OF AGING - Lime essential oil tones up muscles, tissues, and skin as well as the various systems that function in the body, including the respiratory, circulatory, nervous, digestive, and excretory systems. This tonic effect helps to retain youth for a long time and prevents the appearance of aging symptoms like hair loss, wrinkles, age spots, and muscle weakness.
- EFFECTIVE DISINFECTANT - Lime oil is also known for its disinfectant properties. If added to food, it protects them from getting spoiled through infection by microbes. When applied externally, it protects the skin and wounds from infections and helps them heal quickly. It can also be used in a diluted state for applying on the scalp. This strengthens the hair and protects them from various infections like lice.