Lime is the strongest of the citrus oils with a bold, bittersweet aroma that compliments vital life energy. The uplifting properties of lime can be used to promote effective action and clear thinking. It has cleansing, antiseptic qualities and a host of healing qualities that can be used in first aid, respiratory care and immunity support. Blends well with: Lemon, Basil, Patchouli and Jasmine.
The cheerful and stimulating aroma of lime refreshes the mind and supports natural con dence levels. Add a few drops to a diffuser when con dent action is required.
Use Lime (organic) to create an uplifting atmosphere that is conducive to a positive mindset. It may be especially helpful to counter heavy energy that fosters apathy, anxiety, sadness, listlessness and exhaustion. Add a few drops to a diffuser.
Add 5 drops daily to an AromaStone or AromaLight to create healthy air balance to a sick room or of ce. This also offers support to the immune function.
A few drops added to a diffuser will support a natural appetite. Particularly bene cial for people who are not eating enough to sustain healthy body processes.
Traditional & Historical Information
Originally from Asia, limes are now cultivated in most warm countries. The lime was first introduced to Europe by the Moors, prior to its introduction to the Americas. Ship crews depended on limes to prevent scurvy when they were at sea for long periods without fruit and vegetables. Over time the therapeutic properties of lime oil were found to be antiseptic, anti-viral, restorative and tonic. It has been used to help cool fevers and support the immune system. Lime is also believed to stimulate and refresh a tired mind.
This oil is phototoxic and may be irritating to the skin. Add to milk prior to dispersing in the bath as contact with heat makes lime oil more reactive with the skin. People with sensitive skin should avoid using this oil in the bath. NOT recommended for use during pregnancy. If ingested, drink milk. Avoid eyes: flush with water. Keep out of reach of children.
Therapeutic plant oils are used to support natural body process for optimum health and wellbeing. The information here is NOT meant as recommendation for cure of any medical condition or disease.