Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Pale yellow to green liquid @22°C with Fruity, citrus odor|
|:||Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils|
|:||0.8510 – 0.8800 @ 20°C|
|:||+1.0° to +6.0°|
|:||1.4691 – 14880 @ 20°C|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:This oil is prepared from limes. Limes are small, round and bright green color citrus fruits. Lime juice tastes very acid, bitter and have a lot of vitamin C. It is widely used in cooking and also in various drinks.
CONSTITUENTS:It contains myrcene, limonene, terpinolene, 1,8-ceneole, linalool, borneol, citral and traces of neral acetate and geranyl acetate.
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:A top note with a medium aroma, it has zesty, sweet, fresh scent characteristic of the fruit.
BLENDS WITH:It blends with neroli, lavender, clary sage and ylang-ylang.
COMMON NAMES:Mexican and West Indian lime, Sour Lime.
USES:This essential oil is often used in perfumes, for cleaning and also for aromatherapy purposes.