Legend: Introduced to Europe by the Moors. In later years the ships bearing limes, combating against scurvy, were known as ‘lime juicers’. The British Maritime nickname ‘limeys’ also comes from this use.
Heal your body: May help to cool feverish conditions which accompany colds, sore throats and influenza. Eases coughs, congestion of the chest, catarrh and sinusitis. A good tonic to the immune system and keeps infection down. Gives back energy after illness. Repeatedly helpful with rheumatic path. Stimulates the digestive system – helpful for anorexia. Limes toning and refreshing action seems to clear greasy skin. Also useful for cuts, corns.
Botanical Name: Citrus aurantifolia
Place of Origin: India/Pakistan
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Colour: Light Green With a Hint of Orange/Yellow
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Fresh, citrusy, sweet, slightly tart.
Common Method of Extraction: Cold Pressed
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Warnings: Not for internal use. Avoid contact with eyes. Not to be used neat on the body. Always dilute. Adults Only. Keep out of reach of children. If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner. Not recommended for sensitive skin. May be phototoxic when applied to the skin, therefore not recommended for those who use sunbeds and sunbake etc.
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