How to Use Lime Oil ?
-Mix few drops of lime oil in your shampoo and apply this shampoo on hair. It gives relieve from dandruff and bring life in dull and frizzy hairs.
-Mix few drops of lime oil to jojoba oil and then apply on your skin. It will reduce acne and other skin problems.
-Take few drops of lime oil, mix well with carrier oil then apply on affected area regularly. If you have rheumatism and arthritis, this method is also useful in varicose veins and cellulite problem.
-To cure cold, cough, chest congestion add few drops of lime oil to bowl of steaming water and inhale it to cure.
-To remove oil stains and grease put lime oil on a cotton pad and use it to wipe the surface clean.
-Add few drops of lime oil to your moisturizer or lotion and apply as usual will helps reduce sign of aging such as fine lines and wrinkles. Its astringent properties help keep the skin firm and reduce sagging.
-Mix few drops of lime oil into a spray bottle filled with water. You can spray this mixture around your kitchen to repel ants or spray into clothing to repel mosquitoes.
-We can use lime oil to any recipe while cooking it gives flavour of citrus.
What is Lime Oil ?
Lime is the citrus fruit and is an excellent source of vitamin C and it is used to increase the flavor of food. Lime oil comes from Citrus Aurantifolia of the Rutaceae plant family. It is cultivated in most warm countries, especially Italy, west India and the America. It is an evergreen tree growing up to 5-meter-high and a shrub with irregular branches and small green leaves, sharp thorns.The leaves are yellow in color and small white flowers are usually born in cluster. Fruit is round, green in color and the peel of fruit is thin and yellow to green in color when ripe. It is originating from Asia. The kaffir lime is particular was one of the earliest citrus fruits introduced to other parts of the world by humans.There are many species of lime such as key lime,Persian lime,kaffir lime,desert lime,most species are hybrids of citrus plant called limes. They were spread throughout the world via mugrotian and trade.
Lime is used to treat the disease scurvy.Lime is rich in vitamin C.The top producers of lime isIndia, Mexico, China, Argentine, Brazil andTurkey.Key lime give the character flavoring to the American dessert known as key lime pie.In Australia,dessert lime is used for making marmalade.Lime is an ingredient in several highball cocktails.Lime is used in cooking due to its acidic and floral aroma. It is a ingredient of many cuisines from India.Lime extract oil is used in perfumery,cleaning products and aromatherapy.Its scientific name is citrus aurantifolia. Lime trees are found in Asia but now they are popularly cultivated in many warm countries.This tree was introduced by Arabs in the Europe countries. Lime have significant quantities of vitamin C and are often used by ship crew to prevent from scurvy. The sharp citrus flavor of lime essential oil is beneficial in treating delusions spiritually. It is considered to be beneficial for revitalizing spirit and body.It blend well with clary sage oil,lavender oil,ylang-ylang oil.lime oil is extracted by cold compression of fresh lime peels or by steam distillation of dried peels.
Pure Lime oil has antiseptic,antiviral,astringent,Bactericidal,disinfect,febrifuge hemostatic restorative and tonic substance.Lime are well known to world and are used in pickles,jams,marmalades,sauces,sorbets,squash,dessert, beverages,cosmetic and a number of other industrial products. Shelf life of oil is two years when bottle is sealed or unopen.
Uses, Benefits and Component of Lime Essential Oil
Components of lime oil
Its main components are alpha-pinene, Beta-pinene, Limonene, Cineole, Linalool, Borneal, Geranyl Acetate.
-It can cure sore and other similar problems.
-It is used in pickles, jams and desserts.
-It cures viral infection of respiratory system.
-It helps to treat gum problems and toothache.
-It works as a appetizer.
-It restores health and gives strength to body.
-It helps reduce pain in joints and muscles. It tones up muscles, tissues and skin.
-It is a very good antioxidant.
-It can be used in treatment of diarrhea, food poisoning, typhoid and cholera. These all diseases are caused by bacteria.
-It also used in treatment of liver malfunction, pox, boils, wounds, arthritis etc.
-Lime oil helps to treat acne and brighten up dull looking skin.
-It supports natural weight loss.
-It helps to retain youth for long time. It has antiaging properties.
-It also activates the secretion of digestive juices in to the stomach before you even start eating and increase your hunger.
-It work as an astringent and cure toothaches.
-It can prevent tetanus.