KAFFIR LIME OIL
Kaffir Lime or Citrus hystrix or Citrus amblycarpa belongs is a type of lime native to Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia It is popularly known as makrut in Thailand and limau parut in some regions of Southeast Asia. Kaffir limes is the common name of Citrus hystrix, a tropical fruit that is native to various parts of Asia, including Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines. Aside from its many culinary uses, due to its uniquely tart and pleasant flavor, kaffir lime is also highly respected in herbal medicine, due to its high content of beneficial organic compounds that can positively affect the body’s systems. The oil, leaves, fruit, and rind of kaffir limes are all utilized for different purposes
The oil is often mixed into shampoos, soaps, salves, fragrances, and other cosmetic products, while the leaves are usually applied topically or orally to induce a specific healthy result. Now, let’s take a slightly closer look at the many health benefits of kaffir lime. The oil of kaffir limes is often mixed in various decoctions for those suffering from blood-borne illnesses or chronic blood-related diseases. The unique mix of volatile compounds is known to eliminate those pathogens or foreign agents in the blood, while also helping the liver and lymphatic system strain out dangerous substances and improve your overall health. The oil extracted from kaffir limes can also be mixed in with organic toothpastes and mouthwashes to promote more potent oral and gum care.
antibacterial, antidepressant, antiseptic, antiviral, insect repellent
The essential oil from fresh leaves contain a high amount of ß-citronellal while oil from the rind consists mainly of limonene and ß-pinene.
Citrus, exotic lime-like, slightly sweet, green
BLENDS WELL WITH:
Frankincense, Jasmine grand, Jasmine sambac, Ylang Ylang Complete, Ylang Ylang Extra
Due to the potency of the extracted oil of kaffir limes, it is not recommended for direct consumption, as it can result in nausea, vomiting, dizziness, lightheadedness, and other unpleasant side effects. Always mix the essential oil with water or another diluting agent. Other than that, there are no reported side effects of kaffir lime use. As with any herbal remedy, consult a medical professional before making a major change in your supplement schedule.
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