Lime Essential Oil

Lime Essential Oil (Citrus aurantifolia)

Here at TreeActiv, we work hard everyday to provide you with products that help you lead a happy and healthy lifestyle. Our mission is to keep you looking and feeling your best by giving you the knowledge necessary to make the right choices for your needs. Today, we want to share some helpful information on Lime Essential Oil and all of its amazing benefits!

What is Lime Essential Oil?

  • Lime Essential Oil is derived from the cold compression, or expression, of lime rind (peel). These limes are known as West Indian limes and are harvested in mostly warm climates in Southern Europe and the Americas.

  • While therapeutic in many ways, the oil is also edible and commonly used in sorbets, marmalades, and jams.

  • Lime Essential Oil in cosmetics is most commonly used for the treatment of acne and reduction of cellulite.

  • Lime Essential Oil has also been used to treat cold and flu symptoms. Its compounds help ease infection of the throat and can also help fight against congestion.

  • Lime Essential Oil is composed of compounds including A- Pinene, B- Pinene, Myrcene, Limonene, Terpinolene, Cineole, Linalool, Borneol and Citral. These constituents help the body process nutrients in an efficient manner that will have you feeling and looking great!   

  • Lime Essential Oil can even fight depression by elevating your mood.

  • Because it’s an astringent, Lime Essential Oil can help strengthen gums and soothe toothaches.

  • Since it’s classified as a tonic, Lime Essential Oil will slow down aging and tone your body’s muscles to keep you looking and feeling fresh.

  • This product has been known to strengthen the immune system and increase energy levels.

Is Lime Essential Oil Right For Your Skin Or Hair Type?

Using products that contain Lime Essential Oil will help restore and enhance the condition of your skin. One of the many cleansing antioxidants and constituents in this oil is Limonene. Limonene helps the body absorb nutrients efficiently, giving your skin the ability to perform at its very best. When applied externally, Lime Essential Oil can clear acne while helping to promote cell turnover in the process. These qualities can also help reduce cellulite, wrinkles, and scars. The antiseptic characteristics of Lime Essential Oil have been known to effectively help cure sores and clear irritating rashes.  
The restorative and anti-aging characteristics of Lime Essential Oil are also very beneficial for your hair. Lime Essential Oil has be known to reduce dandruff, promote hair growth, and enhance your hair’s natural shine.  With all of these amazing qualities, you will never look at a lime the same!

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Fun Facts about Lime Essential Oil:
  • Historically, English seamen would suck on lime slices to help prevent scurvy.

  • Early inhabitants of Northern Africa, known as the Moors, originally introduced the lime to Europe. The lime’s many health and culinary benefits have been used in western society ever since its arrival.


TreeActiv Lime Essential Oil Health Benefits


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