Botanical Name: Citrus bergamia risso
Country of Origin: Italy
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Distillation Date: Aug 2018
Shelf Life: 4-5 years
Plant Part: Peel
Perfume Note: Top
Aroma: Fresh, uplifting, floral, spicy, and sweet. Similar to orange and lemons combined with floral overtones.
Blends well with: Bay, Basil, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Carrot Seed, Cedarwood, Cinnamon Bark, Citronella Java, Clary Sage, Clove Bud Extra, Coriander, Cypress, Frangipani, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit Pink, Jasmine grand, Lavender, Lemongrass, Lime, Marjoram, Orange Sweet, Patchouli, Peppermint, Rosemary, Rose Moroc, Sage Dalmatian, Sandalwood, Tea Tree, Ylang Ylang 3rd, Ylang Ylang Complete
The bergaptene content in this Bergamot organic essential oil which causes photosensitivity has been removed allowing its use in body care formulations without concern for phototoxicity.
Bergamot essential oil has an uplifting aroma. In aromatherapy bergamot essential oil is excellent for breathing difficulties, antiseptic for wounds, abscesses, mouth infections and herpes. Bergamot is used to stable the emotions, is uplifting and balancing, helping to alleviate anxiety, depression, fear or listlessness and encourages a restful nights sleep. In creams or massage blends bergamot is good for oily skin and well used to reduce acne and eczema.
Use bergamot essential oil in a warmer to disperse unwanted odors or make a wonderful room spray in times of illness or depression, cleansing, deodorizing, and for keeping insects away.
Aromatherapy use: adrenal tonic, alopecia, amenorrhea, antiseptic, antiviral, antibacterial, anxiety, bronchitis, colds, colitis, cough, depression, dysmenorrhea, dyspepsia, earache, fatigue, fever, flatulence, flu, fluid retention, gout, hemorrhoids, herpes, insect bites, insect stings, insomnia, memory problems, menstrual cramps, migraine, muscle aches, nausea, PMS, rhinitis, shingles, sinusitis, skin abrasions
General use: Oil diffusers, potpourri, blending massage oil, perfume, bath oil, bath salt, bath and shower gels, spa treatment oils and creams, soap making, candle making
Contraindications: Causes sensitization in some individuals. Do not use if pregnant or breast feeding. Not for use by those with epilepsy or estrogen-related cancers.