lime oil

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Pale green, volatile oil obtained from the rinds of the lime fruit. Lime oil is normally prepared by steam distillation; its components are limonene and citral. It is used in flavoring, perfumes, insecticide, antiseptic, cleaning products, aromatherapy, and as a source of vitamin C.
lime oil
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024