- Botanical name: Citrus aurantifolia / Citrus medica var. acida / Citrus latifolia
- Family: Rutaceae
- Origin: Originally from Asia, Limes are now cultivated in mostly warm countries, especially Italy, the West Indies and the Americas.
- Characteristics: Lime oil has a sharp, citrus peel smell and is pale yellow to light olive in color.
- Blends well with: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Neroli, Orange, Palmarosa, Petitgrain, Rose, Rosemary, Rosewood, Vetiver, Ylang-Ylang
- Common Uses:
- Lime is considered a digestive stimulant properties that would be able to increases appetite, detoxifies effects of alcoholism
- Lime is very good for circulation system, such as: helping poor circulation lymphatics, cellulite, varicose veins, stops bleeding and more
- it is useful boost immune system and copes with fevers, colds
- Lime is good for acne, oily skin, Its astringent, toning and refreshing properties help clear oily congested skin
(1) Lime oil can cause photosensitivity in strong sunshine and can irritate skin
(2) It may cause skin irritation with sensitive skin .