Essential oil Lime - EO015
Botanic INCI: Citrus Aurantifolia Peel Oil
Synonym: C. Medica var. Acida, C. Latifolia, Mexican lime, West Indian lime, sour lime, Citrus Aurantifolia Peel Oil
Description: Lime is a small evergreen tree belonging to the Rutaceae family. Growing up to 4.5 metres high, it has sharp spines, ovate leaves, green fruit and small, white flowers.
Extraction: Citrus aurantifolia Oil is the volatile oil obtained by distillation from the fruits of the lime, Citrus aurantifolia
- Aromatherapy applications
- Fragrance component used in soaps, perfumes and cosmetic products
Properties: Anti-rheumatic, anti-scorbutic, antiseptic, antiviral, aperitif, bactericidal and febrifuge.
Helps with: Acne, anaemia, brittle nails, boils, corns, cuts, insect bites, varicose veins, arthritis, cellulitis, poor circulation, obesity (congestion), rheumatism, asthma, throat infections, bronchitis, catarrh, dyspepsia, colds, fever and infections.
CAS: 8008-26-2 / 90063-52-8