Essential oils - Lime
Type - Energising, reviving and antibacterial
Note - Top
Blends well with - Citronella, clary sage, lavender, neroli, nutmeg, rosemary, vanilla, ylang ylang
Aroma - Tart, sweet citrus
Plant properties - centring and relaxing
Uses - may reduce stress and aid mental clarity, can aid weight loss when used in conjunction with an exercise and weight management programme.
Aromatic effect on the mind - very light, improving concentration, uplifting to the mind and body
Spiritual influence - Helps promote sureness of self by releasing negativity in the mind and cleansing the aura. It facilitates the opening of heart and solar plexus chakras, stores of much of our personal power. It pulls energies inward, centring you and helping ground your body - useful for fear and stress and you cannot leave your body.
Chakra - heart and solar plexus
Chakra colours - green
Benefits - Positively affects mood with refreshing and stimulating properties.
- Oil specific - Phototoxic
- General - As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted or in the eyes or mucus membranes. Keep away from children. Do not take internally. Always perform a patch test to an insensitive part of the body (of essential oil diluted in an appropriate carrier oil) if using an essential oil for the first time.