Lime

Lime

Citrus aurantifolia swingle is a small, fruit-bearing, evergreen tree. The oil pressed from the peel has an uplifting citrus aroma similar to the fruit.

  • Latin Binomial; Citrus aurantifolia swingle
  • Country of Origin; Mexico
  • Traditional Uses; Acne, anaemia, brittle nails, boils, chilblains, corns, cuts, greasy skin, herpes, insect bites, mouth ulcers, spots, varicose veins, warts, arthritis, cellulite, hypertension, nosebleeds, obesity (congestion), poor circulation, rheumatism, asthma, throat infections, bronchitis, catarrh, dyspepsia, colds, flu, fever, infections
  • Method of Production; cold expression of the fruit peel
  • Perfume Note; top
  • Safety; phototoxic, avoid UV exposure following topical use; moderate need for dilution prior to topical application  
  • 10ml / 1/3fl oz