If you’re looking to learn about different essential oils, then you’re in the right place! Read below to find out more about Lime essential oil and its many wonders.
With origins in the United States, Citrus aurantifolia is cold pressed to produce an oil that’s fresh, sweet and slightly tart. A top/middle note essential oil, it blends well with Bergamot, Geranium, Lavender, Rose, and Ylang Ylang.
Lime is a beneficial oil for those combating eating disorders, as it helps promote a healthy appetite by stimulating the body. It also has antidepressant properties and can help minimize anxious feelings. Another medicinal property of Lime is its detoxifying nature. It has been used in combination with other methods to help combat the effects of excessive alcohol consumption by helping clean the liver. If you would like to use Lime for this purpose, you can consider using it in combination with other oils that can help break the habit like, Basil or Ylang Ylang.
Celebrating a special occasion or just want a sweet treat? Add a drop or two of Lime to your favorite baked good for a tart and refreshing surprise (add some lime zest for some added color and flavor). Try this pucker-perfection Lemon-Lime cake recipe. The sugar in this recipe isn’t the only thing that will help keep you energized… Lime has properties that combat fatigue and will keep you alert long after your sugar high wears off!
Love everything you’ve heard about Lime? This oil is just one of several citrus oils out there. These oils share several properties and have delightfully delicious aromas. Find out more about them here and you can even try making your own Citrus Squeeze hand soap!
Want to find out more about other essential oils? Check out our Essential Oils A to Z Series, where we’re constantly adding new profiles.