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Citrus aurantifolia  (CHRISTM.) SWINGLE

   

Botanical Name

:

Citrus aurantifolia (CHRISTM.) SWINGLE

English Name

:

Country Lime

Synonym(s)

:

Citrus vulgaris (Risso.), Citrus bigarradia (Loisel.)

Family

:

Rutaceae

 

General Info

Description

It is a small tree with a smooth, greyishbrown bark and branches that spread into a fairly regular hemisphere. The oval, alternate, evergreen leaves, 3 to 4 inches long, have sometimes a spine in the axil. They are glossy, dark green on the upper side, paler beneath. The calyx is cup-shaped and the thick, fleshy petals, five in number, are intensely white, and curl back. The fruit is earth-shaped, a little rougher and darker than the common, sweet orange: the flowers are more strongly scented and the glands in the rind are concave instead of convex.

Herb Effects

Antirheumatic, antiscorbutic, antiseptic, antiviral, aperitif, bactericidal, febrifuge, restorative, tonic, diuretic and stimulates the central nervous system (aerial part); anthelmintic and antibilious (fruit juice), antiemetic, antitussive, carminative, diaphoretic, digestive and expectorant (fruit). An oil obtained from the seeds contains linolenic acid, which has the ability to reduce cholesterol level in the blood.

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Lime
Citrus aurantifolia

Chemistry

Active Ingredients

Octanal (aldehyde), neryl and geranyl acetates (oil), citral, limonene, β-pinene and fenchone (pericarp).

Chemistry of Active Ingredients
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Name

CAS#

IUPAC Name

Formula

Structure

Product Categories
Octanal 124-13-0 octanal C8H16O Click Here To Enlarge
Neryl acetate 141-12-8 3,7-dimethylocta-2,6
-dienyl acetate
C12H20O2 Click Here To Enlarge
Geranyl acetate 8022-83-1 3,7-dimethylocta-2,6
-dienyl acetate
C12H20O2 Click Here To Enlarge
Citral 96680-15-8 3,7-dimethylocta-2,6
-dienal
C10H16O Click Here To Enlarge
Limonene 9003-73-0 1-methyl-4-prop-1-en
-2-yl-cyclohexene
C10H16 Click Here To Enlarge
Fenchone 18492-37-0 1,3,3-trimethylnorbo
rnan-2-one
C10H16O Click Here To Enlarge

Pharmacology

Medicinal Use

In indigestion and as an anthelmintic (fruit juice). Both the leaves and the flowers are antispasmodic, digestive and sedative, in the treatment of stomach problems, sluggish digestion, dyspepsia, constipation, abdominal distension, stuffy sensation in the chest, prolapse of the uterus, rectum and stomach. The seed and the pericarp are used in the treatment of anorexia, chest pains, colds, coughs etc.

Contraindication

The cold expressed oil made from the peel is phototoxic.

Reference

Chandel et al., Biodiversity in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants in India.

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