Bergamot Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Citrus Bergamia
Method of Cultivation: Cultivated without chemicals
Common Method of Extraction: Cold expression
Parts Used: Fruit peel
Note Classification: Top
Aroma: Fresh, spicy, floral, citrus
Largest Producing Countries: Italy, California, and Mediterranean countries
Traditional Use: Bergamot has a long history of use in potpourri and perfume recipes.
Therapeutic Properties and Common Uses: Acne, analgesic, anti-helmintic, anti-bacterial, anti-depressant, anti-inflammatory, anti-septic, anti-spasmodic, astringent, carminative, deodorant, depression, digestive, diuretic, expectorant, febrifuge, laxative, rebufacient, sedative, stimulant, stomachic, tonic, vulnerary
Blends Classification: Equalizer, Modifier and Enhancer.
Blends Well With: Chamomile, citrus oils, coriander, cypress, geranium, helichrysum, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemon balm, neroli, nutmeg, rose, sandalwood, vetiver, violet, ylang ylang.
Of Interest: Despite the fact that the bergamot fruit is inedible, the oil has many culinary and household uses. It is the characteristic flavor of Earl Grey tea, and is used as a fragrance for pipe tobaccos.
Aromatic Oils Guide: It may help relieve tension, depression, stress and anxiety. It is uplifting and refreshing.
Safety Data: Generally considered safe.
Products Used In: Ayurvedic 7-n-7 Hair Oil Treatment, Herbal Hair Revitalizer, Cool Breeze Bath Tea, Head-to-Toe Helichrysum Oil.