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    Organic Lime essential oil

    The citrus family has many varieties, including the lime tree. This shrub, which originated in Asia and is now grown in South America, produces small limes. More bitter than yellow lemons, they are sought after in the kitchen for their touch of originality, and the essence extracted from their peel is fresh and tangy.

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    Quality Botanical family: Rutaceae Latin name: Citrus aurantifolia Origin: Mexico or Brazil Cultivation: Controlled organic agriculture - Certisys-BE1 control Part used: peel of the fruit Production process: Cold pressing Quality: 100% pure, natural, integral and chemotyped Olfactory notes: lemony, acidulous, fresh Main constituents Terpenes: limonene (55%), beta-pinene (11%), gamma-terpinene (13%) Terpene aldehydes: various citrals (5%) Monoterpenols Furocoumarins Our opinion A very pleasant essence with fine nuances and halfway between Yellow Lemon and Bergamot, Lime thus claims a clear originality! Precautions for use Not recommended in the first trimester of pregnancy. Photosensitising essence: do not expose to the sun within eight hours of its application to the skin. Irritant in its pure state: use diluted in case of skin application. Risk of allergy (limonene): take care not to overdose in mixtures. An elbow test is recommended prior to any skin application (min 48 hours before use). No significant risk at physiological doses. Avoid contact with the eyes. Keep out of reach of children. Store away from heat and light.

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