COMMON NAME: Lime
BOTANICAL NAME: Citrus aurantifolia
PLANT PART USED: Fruit Peel
EXTRACTION METHOD: Cold Pressed
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Italy
COLOUR: Dark green to almost brown
AROMATIC SCENT: A fresh, bright, and citrusy aroma
Introducing our exquisite Lime (Citrus aurantifolia) essential oil sourced from the sun-kissed groves of Italy.
With a history dating back centuries, this botanical treasure is renowned for its captivating aroma and therapeutic benefits. Immerse yourself in the refreshing essence of Lime essential oil, carefully distilled to capture the essence of Citrus aurantifolia, and experience the harmony of nature's best.
History and Plant:
Lime essential oil holds a storied past, tracing its origins to the lush landscapes of Italy. The Citrus aurantifolia plant, a member of the Rutaceae family, is a petite evergreen tree with glossy leaves and fragrant blossoms. Known for its vibrant green fruit, the lime has been cultivated for generations and cherished for its aromatic and medicinal qualities.
The unmistakable scent of Lime essential oil is a delightful blend of zesty, tangy, and refreshing notes. Its top and middle fragrance layers are dominated by a bright citrus burst reminiscent of freshly sliced limes, while a subtle floral undertone adds depth to its character. This refreshing aroma instantly uplifts the spirit and rejuvenates the senses.
Lime essential oil owes its therapeutic prowess to a synergy of key constituents, including:
- Limonene: Renowned for its cleansing and purifying properties.
- β-Pinene: Offers a fresh, pine-like aroma and potential anti-inflammatory benefits.
- γ-Terpinene: Known for its uplifting scent and potential antioxidant properties.
Uses and Beneficial Properties:
Lime essential oil boasts a versatile range of uses and beneficial properties, such as:
- Energising: The refreshing aroma helps revitalise and uplift the mind.
- Cleansing: Its purifying properties make it an excellent addition to cleaning routines.
- Digestive Support: This may aid in digestion when used appropriately.
- Skin Care: Supports healthy-looking skin when diluted and applied topically.
- Mood Enhancement: Helps create a positive atmosphere and combat feelings of lethargy.
Lime essential oil is revered for its main therapeutic properties, including:
- Antiseptic: Supports a clean environment and skin health.
- Antioxidant: Helps combat free radicals and oxidative stress.
- Euphoric: Enhances mood and promotes a sense of well-being.
When using Lime essential oil topically, dilute a few drops with carrier oil and gently massage onto the desired area. This can promote skin health and provide a refreshing aroma throughout the day.
For a captivating sensory experience, diffuse Lime essential oil in an ultrasonic diffuser. Fill your space with its vibrant scent, creating an atmosphere of revitalisation and positivity.
While Lime essential oil offers numerous benefits, it's important to exercise caution:
- Phototoxicity: Due to its citrus nature, Lime oil may increase sensitivity to sunlight. Avoid direct sunlight or UV exposure for up to 24 hours after topical use.
- Skin Sensitivity: Always dilute Lime oil before topical application, especially for individuals with sensitive skin.
- Pregnancy: Consult a healthcare professional before using Lime oil during pregnancy or nursing.
Lime essential oil, derived from Italy's cherished Citrus aurantifolia plant, is a radiant gem in aromatherapy. Its enchanting aroma and wide-ranging therapeutic properties make it a great addition to your wellness routine. From invigorating the senses to supporting a positive mood, Lime essential oil captures the essence of nature's vitality, offering a refreshing and uplifting experience that transcends time. Experience the captivating allure of Lime essential oil and embrace the harmony it brings to your life.
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