About the Product
LIME ESSENTIAL OIL, COLD-PRESSED
Origin: Lime Peel
Extraction: Cold Pressed
Aroma: Lime-like, strong, citrus
Odor strength: High
Evaporation: Top Note
Sourced from: Mexico
Lime is autochthonous to Southern Asia and is cultivated in the West Indies, the U.S., and Central America. It shares many of the same characteristics as lemon. It is useful in cleaning applications, and skin preparations, and is diffused throughout the air. Lime essential oil assists with oily skin, and acne, detoxifying, tightening pores, fights bacteria, calms muscle spasms, cleanses wounds, and purifies the air. Its scent is sharp and invigorating.
Lime essential oil is anti-anemic, antibacterial, antimicrobial, anti-rheumatic, anti-sclerotic, antiscorbutic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antitoxic, antiviral, astringent, bactericidal, carminative, cicatrizant, depurative, diaphoretic, diuretic, febrifuge, and hemostatic.
Lime essential oil is an excellent addition to cosmetic applications, personal care formulations, soaps, perfumery, incense, candles, and aromatherapy.
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Caution: Do not put Lime essential oil directly on your skin full-strength. It must be diluted in a carrier (either oil or soap) first.
Carrier oil suggestions: Almond, Hemp, MCT, Jojoba, Apricot, Sunflower, and Olive Oils.
For Skin and Hair Use: Dilute 1% (5-6 drops) of Lime essential oil per ounce of your favorite carrier oil.
In the Bath: Mix 1 TBSP of liquid body wash and 5-6 drops of Lime essential oil. Once the bath is drawn, add the dilution into the water and mix it well.
In a Diffuser: Add 3-5 drops of Lime essential oil for every 100 ml of water.
Refreshing Spray: Add 1 teaspoon of Lime essential oil to 1 cup of water in a spray bottle. Spray the surface, let it sit for a few minutes, then wipe. Shake the bottle well before each use.
The above statements have not been evaluated by the FDA
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
Safety precautions: All products are for external use only. Consult a professional reference for correct dilution ratios prior to application.
Avoid during pregnancy and lactation. Keep away from the eye area. Keep out of reach of children.
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