Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Lime

Lime tree
Lime (Citrus aurantifolia)

Lime oil comes from the rind of the fruits of Citrus aurantifolia or Citrus medica trees. It has a fruity citrus scent. It has an antiseptic effect.

PropertiesEdit

 
Lime essential oil.

CirculatoryEdit

Improves circulation.

EmotionalEdit

Soothes anxiety and depression.

PainEdit

Relieves arthritis, rheumatism, muscle and joint pain.

RespiratoryEdit

Alleviates asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis and coughs.

SkinEdit

Improves acne and herpes.

CautionEdit

  • Don't expose the skin to sunlight after using lime oil.
  • Lime oil may irritate the skin.