Lime Essential Oil has a huge range of internal benefits, from supporting the brain and nervous system, a healthy lung and respiratory function, aiding in a healthy metabolism and weight management, to relieving occasional heartburn and indigestion.
In addition, Lime (like Lemon) is fantastic at removing grease spots and sticker residue.
Ever tried adding Lime essential oil to your water? It's refreshing, easy, and so, so good for you!
Refreshing and energizing, Lime essential oil has a host of health benefits including, immune, cleansing, and respiratory.* Its aroma is emotionally uplifting, and its flavour makes it a favourite for cooking.
What Are the Benefits of Lime Oil?
The tart, citrus aroma of Lime energizes and uplifts the mood. This citrus oil offers powerful cleansing benefits and supports healthy immune function.* It is used in cooking to enhance the flavor of both sweet and savory dishes. Due to its high limonene content, Lime essential oil provides internal cleansing benefits.*
Like other citrus oils, Lime is rich in limonene, but it also has a high concentration of beta-pinene, which adds to Lime oil’s uplifting properties. Diffused, it brings a sense of happiness and an energizing boost. This refreshing oil can be diffused during periods of low motivation or decreased energy and focus, as it can dispel exhaustion and uplift the mind. It may also help reduce feelings of sadness.
Can You Drink Lime Oil?
Lime essential oil is often used as a complement to internal cleanses, because it is rich in antioxidants, internally cleansing, and supports the immune system and liver health.*Put a drop in your water each morning to start your day.
Support your respiratory and immune system health by taking one or two drops of Lime in a veggie capsule during times when seasonal threats are high.*
Tart and tasty, Lime is also a popular addition to recipes, from spicy marinades to tangy smoothies. For dozens of recipe ideas with Lime essential oil, visit the doTERRA blog.
Where Does Lime Essential Oil Come From?
doTERRA Lime essential oil is cold pressed from the rind of the Key lime fruit and is sourced in Brazil. It is a hybrid citrus that can be successfully grown is most areas where there is no winter frost. While all varieties of lime share similar therapeutic properties, Key lime is highly sought after for its strong, robust flavor and zesty fragrance, which is due to its higher acidity compared to other limes.
Lime blends well with many other oils, including Cedarwood, Cilantro, Basil, Black Pepper, Lavender, Grapefruit, and Ylang Ylang.
Essential Oil Spotlight
Cold-pressed from the peel of fresh limes, dōTERRA Lime essential oil is refreshing and energizing in both aroma and taste. Limes are frequently used in entrées and beverages for their fresh, citrus flavour.
Due to its high limonene content, Lime provides internal cleansing benefits* and can be diffused to help purify the air. It’s also an effective and natural surface cleaner.
Lime is known for its ability to uplift, balance, and energize. Lime is frequently used in facial and body cleansers for its purifying properties and uplifting scent.
Zest for Life
Lime imbues the oil with a zest for life. When individuals have been weighed down by discouragement or grief, Lime elevates them above the mire. It instills courage and cheer in the heart and reminds them to be grateful for the gift of life.
Lime cleanses the heart, especially when there has been an accumulation of emotional toxins due to avoidance or repression. This oil revitalises the heart space, giving room for light and joy. It clears discouragement, and thoughts and feelings related to a loss of will to live. Lime shines light on the inner motives hidden in the heart and encourages emotional honesty.
Lime can also assist individuals who have overly developed their intellectual capacities but have neglected to develop themselves emotionally. This oil encourages balance between the heart and mind. It clears congestion from the heart region, assisting one in feeling safe and at home in their heart. Lime dispels apathy and resignation, and instills hope, joy, courage, and the determination to face all of life challenges.
(Taken from the book “Emotions and Essential oils”)
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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