The essential oil Bergamot is known for its citrusy and floral fragrance. It is frequently used as a de-stressor and help to elevate the mood during times of sadness or depression. The oil is sourced from both France and Italy and is known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-infectious properties.
Bergamot has a very compelling aromatic profile. It has been used for centuries as a perfume and in confections. It is a very bright note and has the tendency to lift the spirits after inhaling the fragrance.
In a diffuser, the oil acts as a mood stabilizer can help calm agitated children and promoting clarity in the home and workplace. Used with lavender at bedtime, the oil helps provide restful sleep and peaceful dreams.
It is excellent for use with skin and hair and is very nourishing, a few drops added to any hair conditioner will bring luster to hair.
Botanical Name: Citrus Bergamia
Country of Origin: Italy, France
Oil Composition: Limonene, Linalyl acetate, Linalool, Sabinene, Gamma-Terpinene, Bergapten
Plant Part: Citrus Rind (Peel)
Aroma: Orange, Lemon, Floral
Perfumery Note: Top
Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium
Method of Extraction: Cold Pressed
Blends Well With: Clary Sage, Cypress, Frankincense, Grapefruit Pink, Jasmine Absolute, Mandarin, Nutmeg, Orange Sweet, Patchouli, Black Pepper, Rosemary, Ylang-ylang
Topical: Add 2 drops of Bergamot with 2 teaspoons of any Plant Therapy Carrier Oil to create a massaging blend; apply topically to the muscle area that are tight and tender.
Aromatic: Combine equal parts of Bergamot, Patchouli and Grapefruit Pink for a relaxing aroma.
Bergamot is effective in treating multiple skin issues such as cold sores, acne, boils and abscesses. It has also been found to help with loss of appetite, anxiety and depression. Bergamot also lowers blood pressure, boosts skin and hair health, aids in digestion, works as a natural deodorant, may help reduce fever, boosts oral health and helps to lower cholesterol.
Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Cautions: Excessive use may lead to headaches and nausea. Dilute oil when applying topically. Internal use is not suggested. Avoid during pregnancy. Keep out of reach of young children.