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Name: Lime - Persian/Tahiti

Botanical Name: Citrus latifolia tanaka

Main Constituents: Limonene: 42-58%

Origin: Mexico

Extraction Method: Cold Pressed

Part of Plant: Fruit Peel

Description & Colour: Yellowish green to greenish brown liquid, thin consistency

Aromatic Summary: Tart, zesty with a slightly sweet aroma

Flashpoint: 53°C

Storage:  Transfer out of any metal and shipping containers (used for safe shipping), keep in dark glass container

Safety Notes: This essential oil may contain phototoxic properties and it is suggested to avoid exposure to the sun after application to the skin. For external use only; dilute before use. May cause skin irritations, a skin test is recommended prior to use, avoid contact with eyes

Usage: Antibacterial, antidepressant, antiviral, antiseptic, restorative, tonic. Used in aromatherapy, soap making, household cleaners and handmade cosmetics

Blends well with: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Neroli, Nutmeg, Orange, Palmarosa, Petitgrain, Rose, Rosemary, Rosewood, Vetiver, and Ylang-ylang

The lime fruit is commonly categorized with lemons, to which it shares many qualities, but the Persian/Tahiti lime is likely a cross between the key lime and lemon. Persian/Tahiti limes are sweeter than Key Limes and are also greener, resulting in a different colour and aroma of oil.

This information is for education purposes only and in no way is meant to serve as medical or professional advice. We are not responsible for any products made using these oils or the outcome of any application thereof. As always, we recommend testing all products.