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Lime

Lime
Citrus Aurantifolia

It is a small tropical tree with small, dark green fruits. It is probably a hybrid between a lemon and a citron.
The essential oil is extracted by cold-pressing the peel.
Its revitalizing action is precious in case of apathy, tiredness, and laziness. It helps concentrating and focusing. Photosensitive.
It has a fresh rich citrus aroma.

Quantity: 8 ml
Origin: Sri Lanka
Caution: phototoxic

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Lime

It stimulates the digestive and nervous systems. It is can be useful for those who developed food intolerances due to enzyme deficiency. Powerful diuretic, it also has antiseptic properties so it can also be used in case of cystitis, bladder infections, oral infections, and sore throat.

Suggested uses:

  • Home diffuser: add 2-4 drops to 100 ml of water
  • Steam inhalation: emulsify 3-6 drops of essential oil with coarse salt in 1 l of hot water. Inhale for 20 minutes, keeping your eyes and mouth closed
  • Bathtub: emulsify 8-10 drops of essential oil with coarse salt — or alternatively milk, cream, or honey — to add to the hot water (so that the oil doesn’t evaporate due to the heat)
  • Massages: we recommend to dilute 1-3 drops of essential oil in a tablespoon of carrier oil (or cream)
  • Mouthwash: emulsify 1 drop of essential oil with salt in 1 glass of lukewarm water
  • Food: we recommend 1-2 drops per 100 gr of food, to add after cooking and mixed with another condiment. (we suggest to always start with the lower dose and then increase it later, if preferred).

Caution: do not use in case of chronic diseases, pregnancy, or when breastfeeding.
If in doubt, please consult your doctor/naturopath.
This essential oil can give sensitive reactions with sunlight. Be careful.

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