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Lime Essential Oil--Citrus aurantifolia (Lime) Oil
Lime Essential Oil is a potent, citrusy aroma well suited to room mists and in aromatherapy for its energizing appeal.
Botanical Name: Citrus aurantifolia.
Plant Part: Peel of young limes
Processing Method: Steam distilled
Description / Colour / Consistency: A thin, colourless to pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A top note with a medium aroma, this particular Lime has a dryer camphoraceous note because of the chemical constituents in younger limes.
Blends With: Allspice, Bay, Bergamot, Cedarwood, Cinnamon Bark, Clove Bud, Ginger, Grapefruit, Lavender, Melissa, Neroli and Petitgrain.
Product Abstract: Lime is a small evergreen tree that produces a small, sour fruit very similar to Lemon. The fruits themselves are green in color with a fleshy interior. Historically, limes were used to prevent sailors from developing scurvy. Because this Lime is drier and blends well with woodier oils, it is well suited to men's products.
Cautions: Dilute well before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.