Limes originated in Asia but are now cultivated in most warm countries, especially Italy, the West Indies and the Americas. Lime essential oil is renowned in folklore for its ability to cleanse, purify and renew the spirit.
Lime essential oil is psychologically refreshing and uplifting and can help to relieve stress-related fatigue, apathy and depression. It is useful for clearing congested skin and for relieving pain in the joints and muscles. Lime also has an affinity with the immune system making it a beneficial essential oil to have around when colds and flu strike.
Safety Note: Non toxic. Spot test first on sensitive skin or before to exposure to sunlight
Skin: Lime has antiseptic, antibacterial, astringent and toning properties which make it useful for treating oily skin and acne. It is also reputed to help fight cellulite.
Mind: Lime can help revitalize a tired mind, helping to ease apathy and depression
Body: Lime aids the immune system and can be helpful for cold and flu symptoms and respiratory complaints. It can also help to relieve joint and muscle pain and improve poor circulation
Blends well with: Sweet Orange, Lavender, Rose Geranium, Ylang Ylang, and all the pure herbal essentials.