Lime oil is a sort of essential oil which is prepared through steam distillation or cold pressing of lime peels. Lime fruit is green in color and is found in lime plant. It is botanically called as Citrus aurantifolia which is a member of Rutaceae family. Lime is an evergreen tree with smooth green leaves, sharp spines and small white flowers. It is also known as sour lime, Mexican lime or Western India lime. Oil of lime is pale yellow to light olive in color and comes with sharp smell of citrus peel. It has nice sweet tart citrus brightness similar to lime.