Lime Citrus aurantifolia

Known for its distinct aroma and taste, Lime provides cleansing benefits when taken internally or used topically—making it the perfect oil for purifying skin, air, and surfaces.*

Primary Benefits
• Supports healthy immune function*
• Positively affects mood with stimulating and refreshing properties
• Used as an aromatic, topical, and internal cleanser*
• Promotes emotional balance and well-being

Aromatic Description
Citrus, tart, sweet

Collection Method
Cold Pressed/Expression

Plant Part
Lime rind (peel)

Main Constituents
Limonene, β-pinene, γ-terpinene

Beta pinene, the monoterpene which is one of the primary constituents of lime essential oil, is very commonly used in perfumery.
Research

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Aromatic Usage Suggestions

  • Diffuse aromatically for a refreshing scent.
  • Positively affects mood with stimulating and refreshing properties.
  • Promotes emotional balance and well-being.
  • Diffuse to cleanse the air and uplift your mood.
  • Diffuse while studying and then apply to wrists again while testing on those subjects.
Topical Usage Suggestions

  • Put some Lime on a cotton pad to help remove grease spots and sticker residue.
  • Add one drop to your facial cleanser or shampoo for added cleansing properties.
  • Combine with Melaleuca for a soothing scalp massage.
  • Blends with Cedarwood, Black Pepper, and Cilantro.
Internal Use Suggestions:

  • Take in a veggie capsule to support healthy immune function.*
  • Often used as an internal cleanser.*
  • Add a drop of Lime to your drinking water for enhanced flavor and antioxidant support.*
  • Add a drop to your salsa.
  • Replace your sugar beverage with a drop of lemon and lime in water for a refreshing flavor.
Dilute with carrier for young or sensitive skin.

Directions for Use

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Internal use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with  Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity. See additional precautions below.

Cautions

Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. Avoid sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying product.