Botanical Name: Citrus aurantiifolia Botanical Family: Rutaceae Olfactive Family: Citrus Country of Origin: Caribbean Source:Fruit rind Odour: Sharp, fresh, terpeney, but poor tenacity Colour:Pale yellow Crop: June to July Process: Steam distillation
General Description: The Lime tree started its origins in India but quickly got established in the tropics and sub-tropics of the world, especially in the Americas. Used by explorers in ships for keeping scurvy at bay, the lime was the most effective treatment. Limes are used in cordials, beverages and liqueurs. There are 2 methods of extracting the essential oil - express from the skin or rind and distilling lime oil is a by-product of the fruit juice industry. Has uses in aromatherap
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All Essential Oils and Absolutes are independently tested. All Oils have a ‘best before date’. All Essential Oils and Absolutes are supplied in Child resistant closures. All enquires should be sent to the company’s research department.
Safety Notes: Essential oils are very powerful plant extracts and should always be treated with care. Always kep out of reach of children and only store in bottles with dropper inserts. They should not be ingested and should always be diluted in a suitable carrier oil before being used on the skin. Click here for MSDS.
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