The powerful aroma of Bergamot is a popular component in many perfumes, used as the all important top note. Bergamot essential oil is a natural remedy for many skin conditions and is known in aromatherapy to help relieve stress and anxiety. This rare wildcrafted Bergamot has a rich, sweet, fruity aroma throughout.
Bergamot was named after the Italian city of Bergamo where the plant originally thrives. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Bergamot Essential Oil is used to assist vital energy flow and soothe indigestion. In Aromatherapy, Bergamot is considered beneficial for depression and mental alertness.
**Cautions: Bergamot is Phototoxic. Do not store in sunlight. Do not expose skin to sunlight after application of Bergamot Essential Oil
Specific Benefits of Bergamot Essential Oil as follows:
Skincare… Bergamot oil can be used to help with various skincare issues, such as psoriasis, acne, and oily skin. However, please note that the oil is phototoxic and should not be used on skin that will be exposed to sunlight in the next 12 hours.
Natural antidepressant… The wonderful aroma of bergamot essential oil relieves feelings of sadness and grief. It has a mood stabilizing effect, it helps calm the mind, and it promotes positive emotions.
Treating digestive issues… Bergamot essential oil can be used to help with a range of digestive issues, including stomach cramps, flatulence, indigestion, and nausea.
Properties: Antibiotic, Antidepressant, Analgesic, Antibacterial, Anti-inflammatory, Antiparasitic, Antispasmodic, Digestive, Neuroprotective, Sedative, Uplifting
Perfumery Note: Top
Aroma: Fresh, Orange, Citrus, Lemon, and Slightly Floral Scent
Blends with: Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Frankincense, Geranium, German Chamomile, Ginger, Jasmine, Juniper Berry, Lemon, Mandarin, Neroli, Patchouli, Peppermint, Rose, Roman Chamomile, Rosewood, Sandalwood, and Ylang Ylang.
Recipes We Love:
1 tablespoon Argan Oil
2 drops Bergamot Essential Oil
2 drops German Chamomile Essential Oil
2 drops Sweet Fennel Essential Oil
Combine all the oils and massage over the entire abdominal region.
Urinary Tract Infection Remedy:
1 drop Bergamot Essential Oil
1 drop Lavender Essential Oil
1 cup Organic Plain Yogurt
Mix all oils with the yogurt and swish the mixture into a bath and sit for 10 minutes. Repeat this recipe every day for one week to relieve symptoms and clear infection.
Bergamot Essential Oil
All of these oils are known to help clear the mind and promote positive emotions. Use them in equal parts with your diffuser, or mix and match them as you like.