The essential oil of the rind of Citrus limetta containing citral and limonene; sp. gr., o882; optical rotation, +35 to +40; and refractive index, i484 to 1 485. It is soluble in alcohol, ether, etc., and used as a flavouring material and in perfumery, confectionery, etc.
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