Below you will find a summary of information you need to know about Lime essential oil compiled from posts we published this week. Check our Free EO Class page for more information on this and other essential oils. Questions? Leave a comment below or ask in our facebook group.

Lea Jacobson Certified Clinical Aromatherapist and author of Essential Oil Profiles.

Basic information for Lime essential oil…

Botanical/Latin name(s): Citrus x aurantifolia (Mexican); Citrus x latifolia (Persian)

Cold pressed or steam distilled from the fruit peel of the plant.

Shelf life is 2 years.

Therapeutic properties of Lime essential oil…

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Benefits of Lime essential oil…

Digestive: poor appetite, poor digestion
Immune: inflammation, virus
Lymphatic: swollen lymph nodes
Muscular: spasm, cramp
Skinbacterial infection, athlete's foot, eczema, psoriasis, wrinkles, cut, wound
HOME: airborne germs, surface germs, insect repellent

Safety of Lime essential oil…

Safe for everyone except…

When using topically, keep the dilution at or below 0.7% (cold pressed) to prevent adverse reactions. (Steam distilled Lime has no topical max)

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