Lime (Persian / Tahiti) essential oil - Citrus latifolia Tanaka - Brazil
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Botanical Name: Citrus latifolia Tanaka
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Processing Method: Cold Pressed
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, clear, yellowish green to greenish brown liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A top note with a medium aroma, it has a tart, fresh scent characteristic of the fruit.
Product Abstract: Lime is a small evergreen tree that produces a small, sour fruit very similar to Lemon. The fruits themselves are green in color with a fleshy interior. Historically, limes were used to prevent sailors from developing scurvy.
Cautions: This oil has phototoxic properties and exposure to the sun must be avoided after application to the skin. Due to their presence, please consult a physician prior to using this oil. Dilute well before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.