Key Lime (Peru) Essential Oil

LouLou's Kitchen & Hobby Shop

SKU: LLK-6022

Botanical Name: Citrus aurantifolia


Citrus aurantifolia is a small evergreen tree that produces a small, sour fruit very similar to lemon, and like lemon, has a high content of citric acid, but typically less ascorbic acid. Lime, like a lemon, is full of antioxidants and other beneficial nutrients.


Lime is popular for its invigorating and energizing citrus aroma. It is often used to freshen the home and eliminate unwanted odours. In aromatherapy is used topically to to help reduce the symptoms of acne, relieve joint or muscle pain associated with sprains, strains and rheumatoid arthritis, or inhaled to reduce the symptoms of cough and colds.


Some of the uses of lime essential oil include:

  • relieve stress, exhaustion and anxiety 
  • boost  immune system
  • reduce symptoms of colds, coughs, sinusitis, sore throat and chest congestion
  • reduce symptoms of  rheumatism and arthritis,  cellulite and varicose veins
  • treat bleeding cuts and wounds
  • treat acne and other skin problems


Cautions: This oil has phototoxic properties and exposure to the sun must be avoided after application to the skin.  Dilute well before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals.  Contact with eyes should be avoided.