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

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.

Lime tree
Lime tree
Lime (Citrus aurantifolia)

Properties edit

Lime essential oil.

Circulatory edit

Improves circulation.

Emotional edit

Soothes anxiety and depression.

Pain edit

Relieves arthritis, rheumatism, muscle and joint pain.

Respiratory edit

Alleviates asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis and coughs.

Skin edit

Improves acne and herpes.

Caution edit

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