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Lime- Steam Distilled Essential Oil

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Refreshing and purifying, Lime oil can be used in cleansers, spritzes, and aromatherapy to start your day on the right note. Steam distilled Lime oil is non-phototoxic which means it can stand up to the sun’s rays and deliver energizing effects, rain or shine. For those who need a mental pick-me-up, Lime can uplift your mood in the middle of a busy day using an inhaler or diffuser.

Botanical Name: Citrus aurantifolia

Origin: Mexico

Method: Steam Distilled

Plant Part: Peel

Note: Top

Family: Rutaceae

Blends Well With: Jasmine, Osmanthus, Rose and other florals. Coconut CO2, Ginger CO2 and Bitter Orange

Aroma: Bright, sweet, fruity and fresh, like a citrusy cleaner

Consistency: Thin

Color: Clear

Comments from GC/MS report:The analysis of this Lime Steam Distilled batch sample meets the expected chemical profile for authentic essential oil of Citrus aurantifolia. No contamination or adulteration was detected. The results provided in this GCMS quality analysis reflect the chemical composition of the oil and lot referenced above on the date of analysis.

Safety & Shelf life

Safety: Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use internally unless instructed by a licensed aromatherapist or physician.

Our Lime- Steam Distilled is non-phototoxic.

OK For Kids: 2+

Kids Max Dilution: 1%

Shelf Life: 1-2 Years

Pet Safety: Essential oils are generally safe to diffuse around adult cats and dogs intermittently. Ensure the room you’re diffusing in is well-ventilated and that your pet can leave if desired. Discontinue use if you notice any adverse reaction. Avoid topical use and diffusing around young pets, small animals or pets with health problems.
Frequently Asked Questions
What’s the difference between Lime and Steam Distilled Lime essential oil?
  • Zesty and sweet, Steam Distilled Lime’s tart and energetic nuances are a breath of fresh air that helps to reduce stress. Steam Distilled Lime can be applied topically or inhaled to obtain its benefits as an anti-inflammatory and pain reduction, immune support or soothing an upset tummy. In blends, they can both be used in cleaning blends to purify a and as a room deodorizer. Because it’s steam distilled, it’s non-phototoxic and can be used topically in the sun. Lime essential oil is incredibly similar, but phototoxic meaning it cannot be worn topically in the sun without risk of burns.
Do Steam Distilled Lime and Lemon essential oil have the same properties?
  • One Lime essential oil, Citrus aurantifolia, is cold pressed and the other is steam distilled. To quickly note, the variety of steam distilled Lime is not phototoxic, cold pressed Lime is phototoxic. The properties of each essential oil are similar but has some varying degrees in how much of each property. Steam distilled Lime has the main properties include Limonene, gamma-Terpinene, Terpinolene and alpha-Terpineol. Cold Pressed Lime has similar but slightly different properties which are Limonene, beta-Pinene, gamma-Terpinene. Edens Garden always carries the GC/MS reports of single oils on its website.
Do Lime essential oils have sugar in them?
  • Lime essential oil does not contain any sugar. Most essential oils are manufactured by a process of steam distillation and contain only the chemical components found in the rind of the fruit. For steam distilled Lime, the main properties include Limonene, gamma-Terpinene, Terpinolene and alpha-Terpineol. If you’re curious about ingesting essential oils we do not recommend it unless under the supervision of a trained professional.
Can you use Steam Distilled Lime essential oil wish Hashimoto’s?
  • Hashimotos disease is an autoimmune disease where antibodies (made by your own body) attack the thyroid gland. The Thyroid gland produces thyroid hormones that are responsible for temperature control, metabolism and other processes of the body. This can lead to fatigue, weight gain and potentially muscle weakness. To aid symptoms of thyroid disease, a diet free of gluten and other irritants of the gut can be employed. Essential oils can offer the body respite from fatigue and muscle aches and pains and that includes the use of Lime essential oil.
Can Steam Distilled Lime essential oil be put on my lips?
  • It is not recommended to use essential oils neat or undiluted on the skin or the lips. If you would like to make a lip balm with steam distilled lime, we highly recommend it! It makes a fabulous oil in blends for mood boost and uplifting the happiness level in your life. Steam Distilled Lime is also non-phototoxic making it safe to use when diluted in topical treatments. Check out our dilution rate guide on our website for safe blending.
How to Use

Apply Topically: Our Single Essential Oils and Synergy Blends are 100% pure and undiluted. To apply to the skin, dilute with a high-quality Carrier Oil. See our dilution chart here. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically.

Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in your favorite essential oils using an essential oil diffuser or personal pocket inhaler. For instructions on how to use your diffuser, please refer to the diffuser's product page.

DIYs: Explore simple and fun recipes on The Drop, our essential oil blog with expert tips, EO news, and informative reads.


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