Just like the fruit, lime essential oil offers an enticing citrus aroma that most people enjoy. Like its close relatives lemon and mandarin, it has the ability to improve a sour mood. Try it for treating acne, insect bites, or spider veins, and use it with a hot compress if your muscles are feeling stiff and sore after a long day.
Common Method of Extraction
Plant Part Typically Used
Citrus Rind (Peel)
Light Green With a Hint of Orange/Yellow
Strength of Initial Aroma
Fresh, citrusy, sweet, slightly tart.