C.O. Bigelow Essential Oil - LimeBuy C.O. Bigelow Perfume Essential Oils - These are high quality, steam distilled pure extracts of plants, sourced from all over the world. They are not oily in nature, but volatile, having a great ability to diffuse and evaporate in to the surrounding air. It is the true connoisseur of beauty products that finds infinite uses from Essential Oils and will always incorporate them into their routines and into their homes. The more one becomes familiar with the oils, the more indispensable they ...
Cold-pressed from the peel of fresh limes, doTERRA Lime essential oil is refreshing and energizing in both aroma and taste. Limes are frequently used in entrées and beverages for their fresh, citrus flavor. Due to its high limonene content, Lime provides internal cleansing benefits* and can be diffused to help purify the air. It's also an effective and natural surface cleaner. Lime is known for its ability to uplift, balance, and energize. Lime is frequently used in facial and body cleansers for its purifying properties and uplifting scent. Diffuse to cleanse the air and lift your mood. Put some Lime on a cotton pad and use to help remove grease spots and sticker residue. Add a drop of Lime to your drinking water for enhanced flavor. Add 1 drop to your facial cleanser or shampoo for added cleansing properties.
You may be more familiar with Lime's culinary uses as a citrusy delight. As an essential oil, it offers a wave of therapeutic recipes. Lime can enhance the body's natural healing capacity and improve overall vitality with its tropical and citrusy aroma. In one study, Lime peel was shown to increase the antioxidant strength in rabbits, which can prevent atherogenesis. It supports and cools the immune system, while promoting a healthy inflammatory response and reinforcing the circulatory system and smoothing of adipose tissues. It can be especially useful in helping with bronchitis or congestion. Native to India, Lime trees produce white flowers and citrus fruit and was first carried to the Mediterranean in the 19th Century. Today, Limes are grown throughout the West Indies, Central America and Italy. The entire peel is put through a steam distillation method to extract the essential oil. Try blending it with Bergamot or a bright floral and diffuse it a space needing an uplift. BOTANICAL NAME: Citrus aurantifolia ORIGIN: Mexico EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam Distillation PLANT PART: Peel NOTE: Top FAMILY: Rutaceae BLENDS WELL WITH: Bergamot, and other citrus; Geranium, and other florals AROMA: Sweet, tropical, citrusy, rounded, and true to Lime aroma CONSISTENCY: Thin COLOR: Clear **Euro droppers are not included with 100 & 250 ml bottles** SAFETY: Dilute to 0.7% when using topically. Using more than the recommended dilution can cause adverse reactions such as phototoxicity and sensitization SHELF LIFE: 2 Years
Botanical Name: Citrus aurantifolia * Plant Part: Fruit Peel * Extraction Method: Cold Pressed * Origin: Italy * Description: Lime is a small evergreen tree that produces a small, bitter fruit very similar to Lemon. The fruits themselves are green in color with a green fleshy interior. * Color: Pale yellow to yellowish green liquid. * Common Uses: Lime Essential Oil has a crisp, refreshing citrus scent that has been used by aromatherapists for its uplifting and revitalizing properties. It can also act as an astringent on skin where it is reputed to help clear oily skin. * Consistency: Thin * Note: Top * Strength of Aroma: Medium * Blends well with: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Geranium, Grapefruit,Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Neroli, Nutmeg, Orange, Palmarosa,Petitgrain, Rose, Rosemary, Rosewood, Vetiver and Ylang-ylang. * Aromatic Scent: Lime Essential Oil has a crisp, sweet, fresh smell characteristic of citrus products. * History: Lime has been used historically to prevent sailors long at sea from developing scurvy. * Cautions: Lime Essential Oil is considered phototoxic. Users should avoid direct sunlight after application. Avoid use during pregnancy.