Shelf Life: 3 years
Plant Part: Peel
Perfume Note: Top
Aroma: Sharp, fresh, sweet, citrus
Blends well with: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Neroli, Orange Sweet, Rosemary, Tangerine, Vanilla, Wintergreen, Ylang Ylang III, Ylang Ylang Complete
Lime essential oil in aromatherapy has antispasmodic properties making it good for coughs and colds caused by congestion of the throat and chest. Use Lime essential oil in a warmer, a few drops in the bath or blend as a massage oil or cream.
Lime essential oil is also a good sedative for nerves, tension or anxiety, aids relaxation and is a lovely air freshener on its own. Lime essential oil is used in aromatherapy to help with respiratory problems, catarrh and sinusitis, and is also good for the skin, muscles and joints.
: acne, anemia, antiseptic, bactericidal, brittle nails, boils, chilblains, corns, cuts, oily skin, herpes, insect bites, mouth ulcers, spots, varicose veins, warts, arthritis, cellulitis, high blood pressure, nosebleeds, obesity, poor circulation, rheumatism, asthma, throat infections, bronchitis, catarrh, colds, flu, feverGeneral use
: Oil diffusers, potpourri, as a blending ingredient for adding pure essential oil essence to massage oil, perfume, bath oil, bath salt, bath and shower gels, spa treatment oils and creams, soap making, candle makingContraindications
: Should not be used on the skin prior to sun exposure. Non-toxic, although possible skin irritation and/or sensitization may occur in some individuals.