Lime Oil | Citrus Aurantifolia Oil :
Lime oil is extracted from Citrus aurantifolia (also known as Citrus medica var. acida) of the Rutaceae family and is also known as Mexican and West Indian lime, as well as sour lime. Originally from Asia, it is now cultivated in many warm countries, especially the West Indies, Southern Europe, India and the Americas.
- Botanical Name - Citrus Aurantifolia
- Family - Rutaceae
- Parts Used - Semi ripped peel
- Country of Origin - India
- Extraction - Cold Pressed
- Fragrance Note - Intensely fresh ,rich and sweet, peel like odor.
- Mixes well with - Citronella, Clary Sage, Lavandin, Lavender, Lemon, Neroli, Rosemary
- Odour Strength - Strong
- Grade - Therapeutic Commercial
- Application - Mostly used in cosmetics, Eau de colognes and other fragrances including high class perfumes. It lends a delightful topnote to modern aldehydic perfumes. Giving Freshness
- Main ingredients - Limonene, Pinenes, Camphene, Sabinene, Citral.
- Color and Appearance - Light yellow thin mobile liquid
- Certification - MSDS, COA
- Raw Material - Peel
- Used As - Antiseptic, Anti-viral, Antirheumatic, Antiscorbutic, tonic-restorative, deodorant, Astringent, cosmetics etc, helpful for arthritis, rheumatism and poor circulation.
Lime oil Usage:
Aromatherapy: Add a few drops of lime oil to a diffuser or vaporizer to enjoy its refreshing and uplifting aroma, which can help reduce stress and anxiety and improve mood.
Skincare: Add a few drops of lime oil to your favorite skincare product, such as lotion or body oil, to help brighten and even out the skin tone.
Haircare: Add a few drops of lime oil to your shampoo or conditioner to help combat dandruff and oily scalp.
Cleaning: Add a few drops of lime oil to your cleaning solution to help disinfect surfaces and freshen the air.
Massage: Dilute lime oil with a carrier oil, such as coconut or jojoba oil, and use it in massage to help reduce muscle tension and promote relaxation.
Industrial applications: Lime oil is also used in a variety of industrial applications, such as in the production of fragrances, cosmetics, and cleaning products.
It's important to note that lime oil should be used with caution and in moderation. Always dilute it with a carrier oil before applying it to the skin, and avoid exposure to sunlight after application as it can cause photosensitivity. If you are unsure about using lime oil, consult with a healthcare professional or a qualified aromatherapist