LIME ESSENTIAL OIL
Size: 5 ml. Violet glass bottle
Botanical name: Citrus aurifolia
Note: Made from peels of certified organic lime fruit
Lime essential oil is a great aromatic for supporting recovery from a long or severe illness. It is regenerating, and lifts the spirits with its refreshing scent. It has great flavor, and can be taken internally without causing an imbalance over time.
Inhaling lime can relieve stress, anxiety, and even can help with shock. It has a tendency to draw us back into the physical body, grounding the spirit into form.
Energetically, lime essential oil can release the cellular memory of trauma and injury, making it a great addition to massage oil blends to support this purpose.
• Anti-bacterial • Anti-infectious • Anti-scorbutic • Anti-septic • Anti-spasmodic • Anti-tumoral • Anti-viral • Depurative • Detoxifier • Disinfectant • Stimulant: circulatory, lymph • Tonic: immune system
Internal–oral, inhalation, diffusion
External–topical application, massage, bath, local compress, spinal compress, meridians & energy centers
Top note: Sweet, fruity, juicy, citrus notes
Heart Note: Juicy, citrus, limey notes
Base Note: Juicy citrus, a hint of spicy notes
Classification: Top note
Tenacity: Medium–good for a citrus
Blends well with Caraway, Dalmation Sage, Rosalina, or Siamwood, among other oils.
Observations and Anecdotal Information
This is a wonderful oil to use as a flavorant for hot teas and cold drinks! It is really tasty in water with a drop of stevia. Drinking it this way helps to alkalinize the blood and boost the immune system. It is a tonic and restorative, raising the energy of the physical body and helping to relieve fatigue and weakness.
Lime is antiviral and antiseptic, and helps boost the immune system. It has anti-sclerotic properties (the ability to reverse hardening of tissues, including scar tissue and blood vessels).
For hardening of tissues–use in a bath and/or massage on a daily basis.
As an internal tonic, it adds a very pleasant taste to a juice or tea. It can also be used in tonic formulas to relieve stagnation and lighten the flavor of medicinal herbs.
It is a blood alkalizer, and balances acid conditions. It will help those with candida conditions when taken every day and supported with dietary change.
Lime essential oil has a long term tonic capability. It can be used as a food without detrimental effects.
• Generally recognized as safe at normal doses.
• Avoid direct sun or UV light exposure within 24 hours of using this oil. It can be sensitizing for some people.
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