Essential Oils 101 – Lime – Neroli


  • Lime
  • Mandarin (Tangerine)
  • Marjoram
  • Myrrh
  • Neroli

Lime Essential Oil (Top)

Properties: Lime essential oil is antiseptic, antiviral, astringent, aperitif, bactericidal (kills bacteria), disinfectant, febrifuge (reduce fever), haemostatic, restorative and tonic.

Health benefits: It protects wounds from becoming septic, protects against viral infection, boosts appetite, kills bacteria, fights infections, reduces fever, stops haemorrhaging and boosts health.

Mandarin (Tangerine) Essential Oil (Top)

Properties: Mandarin (Tangerine) essential oil is an antiseptic, antispasmodic, circulatory, cytophylactic (protects cells), depurative (purifying and detoxifying), digestive, hepatic (liver), nervous relaxant, sedative, stomachic (promoting the appetite or assisting digestion) and tonic.

Health benefits: It protects wounds against becoming septic, relaxes spasms, increases blood and lymph circulation, promotes growth and regeneration of cells, purifies blood, facilitates digestion, and is good for the liver, soothes inflammation and nervous afflictions, is good for the stomach and toning up the body.

Marjoram Essential Oil (Middle)

Properties: Marjoram essential oil is analgesic (pain relief), antispasmodic, anaphrodisiac (reduce sexual desire), antiseptic, antiviral, bactericidal (kills bacteria), carminative, cordial, diaphoretic (inducing perspiration), digestive, diuretic, emenagogue (stimulates or increases menstrual flow), expectorant, fungicidal, hypotensive (lowering the blood pressure), laxative, nervine (calm the nerves), sedative, stomachic (promoting the appetite or assisting digestion), vasodilator and vulnerary (wound healing).

Health benefits: It reduces pain, eliminates spasms and cures cramps, protects from wounds becoming septic, inhibits viral and bacterial growth, removes excess gas from the intestines, cures headaches, increases perspiration, promotes digestion, increases urination, opens up obstructed menses, cures coughs and colds, dilutes phlegm, kills fungus, lowers blood pressure, cures constipation, soothes nervous disturbances, widens and relax blood vessels, and improves the health of your stomach.

Myrrh Essential Oil (Base)

Properties: Myrrh essential oil is an antimicrobial (kills microorganisms or inhibits their growth), astringent, expectorant, antifungal, stimulant, carminative, stomachic (promoting the appetite or assisting digestion), anti-catarrhal (remove excess mucous), diaphoretic (inducing perspiration), vulnerary (wound healing), antiseptic, immune booster, circulatory, tonic, anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic.

Health benefits: It is used to curb microbial growth, tighten gums and muscles and reduce haemorrhaging, alleviates coughs and colds, stops fungal growth, stimulates discharges and systems, reduces excess gas, is good for stomach health, relieves phlegm, promotes sweating, helps wounds heal quickly and protects them from infection, boosts protection against diseases, improves circulation, protects from rheumatism and arthritis, boosts health and immunity, sedating inflammation and reducing spasms.

Neroli Essential Oil (Middle)

Properties: Neroli essential oil is an antidepressant, aphrodisiac, antiseptic, bactericidal (kills bacteria), cordial, carminative, cicatrisant (skin healing), cytophylactic (protects cells), disinfectant, antispasmodic, deodorant, digestive, emollient (softens the skin), sedative and a tonic.

Health benefits: It uplifts mood and fights depression, enhances libido, protect wounds against infections, kills bacteria, provides relief from gas, speeds up the fading of scars, promotes cell growth, fights infection, reduces spasms, eliminates body odour, improves digestion, takes care of skin, while soothing anxiety and inflammation.



Information provided is for personal information and interest only, it is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease and does not offer medical advice or treatment for any condition. It is recommend you consult your doctor or aromatherapist if you are pregnant, nursing, take medication, have any health/medical conditions and want to include using essential oils.