• Brand: DDistillers
  • Product Code: BA04521
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Extraction Method


Steam distillation

Source of Material



Main Constituents





Pale Yellow to Yellow



Fresh, Citrus, Slightly bitter



Soluble in alcohol

Well Blending


Citronella, Clary Sage, Coriander Seed, Eucalyptus Lemon, Grapefruit, Jasmine Absolute, Lavender all varieties, Lemon, Neroli, Nutmeg, Petitgrain, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Vanilla and Ylang Ylang







Downstream Products


This oil can be used as aromatherapy, mouthwash, household cleaners



2 ml, 5 ml, 10 ml, 50 ml, 100 ml, 500 ml, 1 L, 180 Kg



Our Kaffir Lime essential oil is made from Kaffir Lime leaves on a family owned farm in East Java, Indonesia. Kaffir Lime has a lovely refreshing aroma that reminds many Indonesians of a good sambal and is a great choice for anyone looking to increase their appetite. This strong taste is due to the high concentration of alkaloids, citronellol, limonene, nerol, and other organic compounds in lime kaffir. It not only provides a unique aroma and taste, but also various health benefits.



Kaffir lime (Citrus hystrix) is a herbaceous plant that is mainly used for its fruit and leaves as a cooking spice. In international trade it is known as kaffir lime, while other names are ma kruut (Thailand), krauch soeuch (Cambodia), 'khi 'hout (Laos), shouk-pote (Burma), kabuyau, kulubut, kolobot (Philippines), truc (Vietnam). ) and lime kuwit (Banjar). Dungga Mbudi (Bima, Mbojo). Kaffir lime leaves are used as fragrances in cooking. This spiced orange belongs to the Papeda subgenus, different from other types of citrus in the market, so its appearance is easy to recognize. The plant is in the form of a small tree with a height between 2-12 meters. The stems are bent or angular, rather small, and low-branched. The title is irregular. The branches are tight. The branches are prickly, small, and sharp angled. The leaves are oval in shape, blunt ends, and one-stemmed.[1] The leaves are like two strands arranged vertically due to the extreme bending of the edges; thick and smooth surface, slightly coated with wax. Young leaves can be a strong purple color. The fruit is small, usually never more than 2cm in diameter, rounded with bumps and a rough skin surface; thick fruit skin. Propagation is done by seed or by grafting. In the culinary world of Southeast Asia, it is used quite often and the sour taste of the juice is usually used as a neutralizer of the fishy smell of meat or fish to prevent nausea, as in dumplings. Fish that have been cleaned are usually dripped with fruit juice to reduce the fishy aroma. Kaffir lime leaves are also widely used. The pieces are mixed with the pecel or gado-gado seasoning for fragrance. Similarly, in making peanut brittle, the pieces of leaves are mixed with flour mixture which is then fried. In Thailand, kaffir lime leaves are very popular in cooking. Tom yam and tom khaa, two popular soup dishes, use it. Menus from Cambodia, the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra Island, Java Island, and Bali Island also use kaffir lime leaves as food fragrances. As a cooking spice, kaffir lime leaves and fruit are difficult to replace. Lime peel can be used if necessary. The leaves can be dried for future use but only last less than a year. Another way of preservation that is more durable is by freezing. Some fragrances also use kaffir lime oil (obtained from the leaves or skin of the fruit) as a component. The characteristics of the leaf oil are mainly dominated by essential oils (-)-(S)-citronellal (80%), the rest is citronellol (10%), nerol and limonene. Kaffir lime is special because in other oranges the dominating enantiomer is, (+)-(R)-citronellal (also found in lemongrass). The peel of the fruit has components similar to the peel of a lime, with the main components being limonene and -pinene. The scientific name used (Citrus hystrix) means "orange hedgehog", referring to the spines on the stem.



Kaffir lime (Citrus hystrix D. C.) is a fruit plant that is widely grown by Indonesian people in their yards or gardens. The shape of a kaffir lime is round with bumps, the surface of the skin is rough and thick. Kaffir lime plants come from East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Indonesia. The scientific name of kaffir lime is Citrus hystrix D. C. Kaffir lime is a plant that is often found so that it is easily accessible by the public. This plant comes from the genus Citrus is a plant that produces essential oils. This plant is a herbaceous plant that is usually used for its fruit and leaves as a seasoning for cooking.



Historically, Lime Oil was used to treat swelling and poisonous bites. The oil is used for medicinal purposes to treat many health problems. Besides, it is also used in preparing desserts, drinks, pickles, household cleaners, soaps, perfumes, etc.



  • This oil has uses as aromatherapy to calm nerves, win the mind, relieve stress, anxiety and dizziness.
  • Can be used as aromatherapy to refresh and uplift the spirit.
  • As Aromatherapy to repel mosquitoes.
  • Can be used as an additional skin care product to prevent dull skin, remove acne and smooth the skin.



  • Natural antibacterial
  • Increase energy
  • Relieve stress
  • Freshen the air
  • Smooth digestion
  • Improve mood
  • Prevents acne breakouts
  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Stop sugar addiction
  • Natural household cleaner
  • Clean hands from germs
  • Health of scalp and hair
  • Eliminate musty odor in laundry cuci
  • Reduce excessive appetite
  • Maintain oral health and medicine for halitosis (bad breath)



Kaffir lime leaves contain 1.8% tannins, steroids, triterpenoids, and 1 – 1.5% essential oils. Kaffir lime peel contains saponins, tannins and essential oil 2 – 2.5% (Miftahendrawati, 2014). Kaffir lime leaves are also used as the main ingredient in traditional medicines. Kaffir lime leaves contain alkaloids, polyphenols, essential oils, tannins, flavonoids. Kaffir lime has a pharmacological effect as an antiseptic and antioxidant. Compounds contained in kaffir lime leaves that function as antibacterial are alkaloids, flavonoids, and tannins. Aromatherapy of kaffir lime leaf essential oil is an effective non-pharmacological therapy used in reducing menstrual pain. Giving is easy and safe because it uses the body's physiological functions and requires simple ingredients. In addition, giving this aromatherapy quite requires a short time, so it does not cause boredom to the respondents.



General Precautions

  1. May cause skin irritation, dilute with carrier oil when applied topically.
  2. It is recommended that after using this oil the user avoids exposure to direct sunlight for approximately 12 hours.
  3. Perform a skin sensitivity test before using it on the target area. This will help to know if your skin is sensitive to oil or not.
  4. Should not be consumed.
  5. Be careful when used during pregnancy (avoid if necessary).
  6. Keep out of reach of children
  7. Avoid contact of this oil from nose, ears and eyes.



This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace prescribed medication or professional medical advice or to diagnose any kind of health condition. Never ingest essential oils and remember to dilute them with a suitable carrier oil such as Jojoba oil or coconut oil. This is due to the fact that organic and pure essential oils are highly concentrated liquids and direct use of essential oils on the skin can cause allergic reactions. Caution should be taken if you are a nursing or pregnant mother. Keep out of reach of children. Talk to your healthcare practitioner before selecting an essential oil that is appropriate for your state of health and unique individual constitution.


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