Lime Essential Oil (Distilled)
- Product Code: EO-L07
- Availability: In Stock
- Ex Tax: £2.10
Limes originated in Asia but are now cultivated in most warm countries, especially Italy, the West Indies and the Americas. It is renowned in folklore for its ability to cleanse, purify and renew the spirit.
Lime essential oil is expressed from the peel of the nearly ripe fruit and is pale yellow to green in colour, with a clean, light refreshing scent, full of uplifting, sharp, zesty top notes.
- Species: Citrus aurantifolia
- Plant family: Rutaceae
- Origin: Mexico
- Note: Top
- Extraction method: Steam distilled
Non toxic. Spot test first on sensitive skin or before to exposure to sunlight. Please note that distilled Lime essential oil is not phototoxic, whereas cold-pressed Lime oil is.
Lime essential oil has antiseptic, antibacterial, astringent and toning properties which make it useful for treating oily skin and acne. It is also reputed to help fight cellulite.
Lime oil can help revitalise a tired mind, helping to ease apathy and depression.
Lime aids the immune system and can be helpful for cold and flu symptoms and respiratory complaints. It can also help to reduce fever, aid detoxification, stimulate appetite, relieve joint and muscle pain and improve poor circulation
Blends well with:
Clary Sage, Geranium, Lavender, Neroli, Rosemary, Ylang Ylang
Citral 3%, Geraniol 0.4%, Limonene 50%, Linalool 0.2%
Citrus Aromatherapy Air Freshener (with Bug Busting properties)
In a spray bottle mix 150ml Orange Flower Hydrolat, 20 drops of Lime essential oil, 20 drops Sweet Orange, 10 drops Petitgrain and 10 drops Rosemary. Shake well before use. This multi-purpose aromatherapy spray lingers well and helps to stimulate energy and vitality, boosts your immunity and neutralises airborne bacteria. You also have the added bonus of knowing there's no harmful chemicals in this home-made air-freshener!
Diffuser Blend for Energy & Concentration
Diffuse 4 drops Lime, 3 drops Rosemary and 2 drops Peppermint in an aromatherapy diffuser or candle burner.
Energising Bath & Shower Gel
Mix 120ml SLS free Bath & Shower Gel, 10 drops Lime, 10 drops Rosemary, 4 drops Black Pepper and 2 drops Ginger.
Mood Boosting Energy Tonic
Mix 100ml fragrance free Moisturising Cream, 5ml Jojoba, 5ml Vitamin E Oil, 15 drops Lavender, 10 drops Rosemary, 8 drops Lime, 5 drops Ginger and 2 drops Black Pepper. After a bath or shower, massage in this wonderful skin nurturing cream with aromatherapy oils that will boost your energy, circulation and immunity, and infuse your skin with its beautiful fragrance! (Patch test first on sensitive skins).
Detox Massage Oil
Mix 30ml Grapeseed oil, 6 drops Geranium essential oil, 4 drops Fennel, 3 drops Cypress and 2 drops Lime. This lovely well-rounded aromatherapy blend is excellent for those on a detox or a clean eating programme, and for those who suffer from minor water retention or cellulite. It has an emotionally uplifting, balancing effect, helps to stimulate energy levels and also has a mildly diuretic action.
Cleanser / Moisturiser for Oily Skin
Blend 50ml of cleanser and/or moisturiser with 5 drops Lime, 2 drops Chamomile and 10 drops Ylang Ylang.
Cleanser / Moisturiser for Oily/Combination Skin
Blend 50ml of cleanser and/or moisturiser with 3 drops Lime, 3 drops Juniperberry and 5 drops Frankincense.
Refreshing Foot Spray for Sweaty Feet
Mix 150ml Witch Hazel Hydrolat, 6 drops Lime, 6 drops Cypress, 4 drops Spearmint and 2 drops Peppermint.