The small green fruit of a thorned evergreen plant is harvested and is the fruit rind is steam distilled or cold pressed to obtain the essential oil. The lime fruit is used in culinary applications and in perfume making wherein it is a popular zesty choice for making cologne splashes, deodorants and after shaves.
Antimicrobial, antiseptic, antiviral, astringent, restorative. It is regarded in providing relief from difestive problems, loss of appetite, detoxifying, relieves cellulite, sore throat, influenza, lethargy, mental fatique and exhaustion.
Blends Well With:
black pepper, citronella, clary sage, cypress, elemi, eucalyptus, geranium, fragonia, frankincense, ginger, juniper berry, orange, rose, rosemary, sage, tangerine, tuberose, vanilla, vetiver, ylang ylang.
Expressed lime essential oil is photosensitizing, do not apply prior to sun exposure. Distilled lime oil is non-sensitizing. Tides Lifestyle’s lime oil is steam distilled unless stated otherwise.