Bergamot Essential Oil (Citrus bergamia)
Bergamot Essential Oil is useful for any stress-related condition, including skin conditions, anxiety and tension. It is said to increase confidence and calm frustration. It has a stimulating effect on the digestive system and is calming to the respiratory system. Bergamot is also an effective deodoriser.
Bergamot’s name is derived from the city of Bergamo in Italy. A small yellowish citrus fruit with extremely sour flesh (not edible), Bergamot is used to flavour Earl Grey tea and is extremely popular in perfumery. Its properties are calming and uplifting, cooling and refreshing.
|Botanical name||Citrus bergamia|
|Method of Extraction||expressed|
|Country of Origin||Italy|
|Blends well with||chamomile, clary sage, cypress, geranium, lavender, lemon, mandarin, petitgrain|
|Cautions||Can cause phototoxicity. Avoid sun exposure immediately after using any preparation including bergamot.|