Lime essential oil is an alternative to the lemon essential oil. Most people that diffuse a citrus oil like the smell of lime oil over the lemon oil. However, they both work great!
Some of the great benefits of using Lime Essential Oils:
- Calm & Stress Relief
- Clean Living Areas
- Skin Care
“Dr. David Hill gives the following chart to ‘position’ the various essential oils derived from citrus fruits. It shows the balance of constituents in Lime and how it differs from the other citrus oils.” ~DoTerra Corporate
Uses For Lime Essential Oil:
- Muscle Cramps
- Respiratory Concerns
- Throat Comfort
Precaution: Lime Essential Oil is photosensitive and should be treated with precautions when using on the skin for up to 12 hrs after use to avoid severe burning of the skin. This is true with almost all oils in the genre of Essential oils.
The smell of a true CPTG Lime Essential oil is one that sends your nose into heaven and you wanting to follow every wafting moment thereafter!
There are some really great ideas that have been given by the DoTerra community on how to use the Lime Essential Oils.
“Pour honey and Lime EO over fruit! So delicious!” -Melonie Bitsoi Larsen
“I love to put Lime in my beans when I am cooking. I also enjoy diffusing Lime and Cypress together. Smells so yummy!” -Ashtin Apple Hart
“I add [Lemon essential oil] to water. I gave up soda a while ago, but my family is not all on board yet. Sometimes I mix Lime, Lemon, and Orange together in a large pitcher with ice, and they can’t resist! Also, if you drink cranberry juice, add a drop of Lime … prepare to be AMAZED!!!” -Dacia Randall
“I like to diffuse it with Wild Orange—smells fantastic and boosts my mood every time!” -Kristi Hotton
“Add it with Lavender essential oil and coconut oil for an uplifting, yet relaxing massage blend.” -Tracy Arnold
“I diffuse Breathe and Lime every night to [help my respiratory system]. Also great in Coconut Macaroon cookies! YUM!” -Pam Butler
“I put a small amount of Lime and cilantro in good Greek yogurt to make a dip for veggies.” – Teresa Gray
If you have any other ideas as to how to use Lime Essential Oils, please feel free to comment below!
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