Lime essential oil, certified organic

NZ $10.50


Certified Organic Essential Oils, Essential Oils: J - O


Lime essential oil, certified organic


Citrus aurantium


Certified organic, BioGro




Fresh, sweet, citrus peel scent

Plant part used


Extraction method

Steam distillation






Oil and alcohol

Usage rate

Skincare : 0.1 - 1%
Soapmaking: 1 - 3 %



Blends well with

Geranium, clary sage, other citrus oils



Palm oil


Animal tested



Description: Lime is a small evergreen tree with glossy leaves, similar to the lemon tree. It has small green fruit from which the rind is used to extract the oil.

Common uses

Aromatherapy: Lime essential oil has a bright, citrusy scent that can help uplift your mood and promote feelings of happiness and positivity. Aromatherapy using lime essential oil can be effective in reducing stress and anxiety, boosting energy levels, and improving overall well-being.

Air freshener: Due to its pleasant aroma, lime essential oil can be used to create natural air fresheners for your home, car, or office. You can mix it with water in a spray bottle or use it in a diffuser to eliminate odours and create a clean, fresh environment.

Household cleaning: Lime essential oil is said to make a useful ingredient in homemade cleaning products. You can add a few drops of lime essential oil to your homemade cleaners to help disinfect surfaces and leave behind a refreshing scent.

Insect repellent: Lime essential oil is said to have potential natural insect-repelling properties. By using lime essential oil in DIY insect repellent sprays or candles, you can help keep insects like mosquitoes and flies at bay while enjoying the pleasant aroma.

Supporting respiratory health: Diffusing lime oil in a well-ventilated room can provide a sense of respiratory relief and contribute to better overall respiratory health.

Refreshing bath: Adding a few drops of lime essential oil to your bathwater can create a refreshing and invigorating bathing experience. The scent can help you relax and rejuvenate while providing a burst of energy.

Safety data: Very potent and not to be used on sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.

Packaging - See our blog on our commitment to sustainable packaging.
Our essential oils come in amber glass bottles with dripulator caps:
5ml and 20ml with an 18 neck dripulator cap, either white or black, depending on stock availability.
30ml, 50ml, 100ml, 250ml, with a 28 neck white dripulator cap (except for oils that are too thick for a dripulator, which have a black open pour cap).
500g and 1kg options come in an aluminium bottle; 5L comes in a plastic jerrycan.
If you need precise drops for your products we suggest you buy our 5ml or 20ml dropper bottles and transfer the oils or buy our disposable or glass pipettes

Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.


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