Kaffir Lime - Makrut Lime - Citrus hystrix

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Botanical Name -  Kaffir Lime - Makrut Lime - Citrus hystrix.

Plant Origin -  Indonisia & Northeastern Australia.

Oil taken from - Fruit peel & leaves. 

Extraction Method - Steam distillation.

Aroma Description - A powerful green & tart citrus aroma with a gentle

floral undertone.


Traditional uses for Kaffir Lime Essential Oil include -

Kaffir Lime has much lower levels of Limonene present than most other Citrus Essential Oils, which gives it a deeper, longer lasting note -this is ideal when creating perfumes in comparison to the fleeting top notes of most other Citrus Essences.

A strong, refreshing and stimulating Essential Oil, Kaffir Lime can help improve a low mood and increases flagging energy levels.

It is widely used in skincare preparations for oily, compacted and acne skin types due to its notable anti-bacterial and anti-microbial content.  It can however also be useful for dry, mature and prematurely aging skin types due to its high concentration of anti-oxidants, that can help scavenge free radicals to protect the system from excessive damage.

Cleansing and detoxifying to the body it can also be used to improve circulation and it stimulates the liver into working harder to remove pollutants from the body.


Kaffir Lime blends well with -

Hinoki, Rose Geranium, Cinnamon, Frankincense, White Pepper, Myrrh, Sugi and Peppermint Essential Oils amongst many others.


Mantra Aromatherapy's Kaffir Lime Essential Oil is -

A pure and neat Essential Oil that has not been blended/adulterated or diluted in any way.

It is a Vegan product that is cruelty free.

Is presented for retail in a pharmaceutical grade brown glass bottle with a tamper proof cap and its own dripper insert for ease of use.

Each product purchased is freshly decanted from verified stock in the Uk in Wales.

Mantra Aromatherapy's Kaffir Lime Essential Oil is a Therapeutic Grade product and can be used as part of a Holistic treatment.


Product Safety -

Always store pure Essential Oils/Absolute Oils in brown glass bottles in an upright position with their cap firmly secured in place.

To maximise the shelf life of any Essential Oil/Absolute Oil it should be stored out of direct sunlight, in a cool, dry environment.  - A medicine cabinet is ideal!

Essential Oils/Absolute Oils should never be -

taken internally,

put on the skin without being correctly diluted first. 

never be put in or near the eyes nor put on areas of damaged or inflamed  skin. 

they should be stored away from children and used with caution around babies, small children and pets.

care and Medical advice should be taken before using Essential Oils/Absolute Oils if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or if you have a medical condition.

Always patch test before using any new Essential Oil/Absolute Oil.

Please note - important information - 

Disclaimer for Mantra Aromatherapy's Essential Oils, Absolute Oils and

Products -

The section on the Traditional Uses of Essential Oils/Absolute Oils is just that - what each Essential Oil/Absolute Oil has been used for Traditionally by generations of users. 

Mantra Aromatherapy are not making any medical claims for the uses of any of the Essential Oils/Absolute Oils/Products we sell. 

Essential Oils/Absolute Oils should not be used to treat, cure or prevent any medical condition and they should not be used to substitute mainstream medical treatments. 

We reflect only what has been written about the reputed traditional uses of each Essential Oil/Absolute Oil to help guide you to a starting point for your own personal requirements, enjoyment and research.