Lime Essential Oil (Citrus x aurantifolia)

Color: Expressed oil is pale yellow to light olive; distilled oil is white to pale yellow

Viscosity: Thin

Method of Extraction: Cold pressed, steam distilled

Plant parts: Peel

Countries: Mexico, Italy, West Indies, Southeast Asia

Scent: Citrus, fresh, fruity, sharp, clean

Odor intensity: High

Blending note: Top

Fragrance family: Citrus

Blends well with: Neroli, Lavender, Rosemary, Clary Sage, other citrus oils, Citronella

Chemical notes: Monoterpenes


Antiseptic, antibacterial, aperitif, febrifuge, restorative, tonic, refreshing, uplifting

Physical uses:

Fevers, sore throat, rheumatism, digestive stimulant

Emotional Uses:

Depression, uplifting, restorative, fatigue

Skin and Hair Care:

Oily skin, congested skin, acne, boils, chilblains, cuts, mouth ulcers, throat infections


Expressed oil is phototoxic; distilled oil is not

Minimum age: 2 years or older

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