Essential Oil: Key Lime  - Organic

Essential Oil: Key Lime - Organic

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Therapeutic grade. | Made with certified organic ingredients. | Steam distilled.


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Key Lime (Citrus aurantifolia) Key lime has a strong content of citric acid and is high in bioflavonoids. Limes were used on ships, in antiquity, to prevent the sailors from coming down with scurvy. It has a sweet, pleasant fragrance, and is widely used as an antiseptic, an antibacterial, and an antiviral. It has the ability to lighten dark spots, it has anti-aging properties, it tightens pores, is a toner,  and reduces oil production. It is also commonly used in blends to help alleviate depression.

Aromatic Description: Fresh, fruity, citrusy, sweet, slightly tart

Skin Benefits: fights against acne, brightens dull skin, aids mature skin

Common Uses: Colds, flu, varicose veins, weight loss, depression

Energetics: Purifying, renewing

Blends Well With: Citrus oIls, citronella, clary sage, rosemary

Recommended Skin Type: All skin types, especially  acne-prone, and mature skin

Cautions: Highly phototoxic. Do not apply during day. Apply sparingly at night. Do not use essential oils internally, and do not apply undiluted essential oils to the skin without qualified professional advice. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, or any other medical problem, use oils only under the advice of a qualified practitioner. Use extreme caution when using essential oils with children.


“This information is provided for educational purposes only.The essential oil profiles provided by Saratoga Botanicals are for educational purposes only and are intended to provide a generalized reference for safety information, properties, constituents and common uses. The data is not necessarily complete, and is not guaranteed to be accurate. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.”

Therapeutic grade. Made with certified organic ingredients. Steam distilled.

As with any essential oil, make sure to mix with carrier oils at proper ratios before applying to the skin.

We never recommend ingesting any essential oil.

Please make sure to review or safety and use guides prior to use.