Lime Essential Oil 10ml
Lime essential oil is derived from one of two lime trees known scientifically as Citrus aurantifolia. The Mexican lime tree and the Tahiti lime tree are evergreen, bushy trees which grow up to 12 feet in height with beautiful white blossoms as well as the familiar oval green fruit.
Lime essential oil is a citrus oil with refreshing and uplifting qualities. The oil is available from two production methods: Cold pressed from the rinds of unripe limes or steam distilled from the whole ripe crushed fruit.
Fresh, sweet, citrus-peel.
Stimulating and refreshing will calm and clear the mind. Relieves stress, anxiety and exhaustion. Will increase creativity and focus. Lime essential oil has a toning effect making it ideal to help an oily and acne-prone complexions. Acts as an antiseptic with its soothing properties. Will help to heal cold sores, insect bites and cuts by adding a few drops in a cold compress and pressing on the affected area.
For centuries, lime has been used in Chinese medicine to promote the digestion of fats and to improve the absorption of nutrients. Lime can help food and fluids pass through the stomach tracts more smoothly. According to Chinese medicine, this results in the detoxification of the body by way of flushing, as well as in the improvement of the flow of the body’s energy via the purification of blood.
A recent study has shown that lime and its essential oil can be beneficial in facilitating weight loss. Lime can curb hunger pangs or cravings in people suffering from medication-induced obesity and other similar conditions.
Blends well with...
Bergamot, Cedarwood, Geranium, Lavender, Palmarosa, Petitgrain, Rose, Rosemary, Rosewood, Vetiver, Ylang-ylang and other citrus oils.
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