Energizing and uplifting. Nice aroma. Do not use lime on the skin in direct sunlight, however if the essential oil of lime is distilled rather that expressed, then it does not have a phototoxic effect.
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|County of Origin||Brazil|
|Therapeutic Properties||Anti-anxiety, anti-bacterial, anti-depressant, anti-infectious, anti-oxidant, anti-viral, astringent, CNS tonic, digestive tonic, diuretic, immuno-stimulant, lymph decongest, lymphatic support, tonic, tonifying|
|Approx. Shelf Life||3 years|
|Method of Extraction||Cold Pressed|
|Blends well with||Clary sage, Citronella, Lavender, Lavandin, Neroli, Rosemary|
History: Introduced to Europe by the Moors and brought to the Americas by explorers around the 16th century. Lime is a good source of vitamin C. It was used by sailors and explorers to stay healthy and especially to prevent scurvy (which is why sailors were called limeys).
Characteristics: A top note with a medium aroma, it has a tart, fresh scent characteristic of the fruit.
Indications: Used to cool, purify, reduce cellulite, strengthen the nerves and body, reduce stress, uplift mood, refresh, revive, improve mental clarity, to aid in alcoholism and addictions, also used for colds, sore throat, flu and viral infections.
Mode of Administration: Aroma lamp, bath, diffusor, inhaler, light bulb ring, massage, mist spray.
Safety: Pressed oil phototoxic, nontoxic, skin irritant.