Floral, fruity, citrus aroma. Uplifting, relaxing; helps depression. Refreshingly astringent. Possible photosensitivity. Helps insomnia and nervous anxiety. Also an antiseptic. Familiar to many as the flavoring in Earl Grey Tea. Good for building confidence and enhancing your mood. It has a long history of use for oily and troubled skin. Dilute 1:1 with a carrier oil.
(Bergamot citrus bergamia, Italy) Bergamot FCF (bergapten-free) essential oil is cold pressed from the peel of the fruit, both of our Bergamot essential oils originate in Italy. The aroma of Bergamot is uplifting, spicy, sweet; like orange and lemons with floral overtones......citrus spice with a high floral note. Inhaled, it relaxes the nervous system and acts as a digestive. Also used as an expectorant, gargle for a sore throat, inhaled for anxiety and depression, used for a variety of skin problems.
Combined with Tea Tree, it is used as a treatment for cold sores, chicken pox and shingles. Used in douches and sitz baths, bergamot oil has proved successful in gonococcal infections, leucorrhoea, vaginal prurities and urinary infections; add no more than 2-3 drops to warm water. Its antiseptic properties make it ideal for treating wounds, herpes, acne and oily skin conditions. Bergamot imparts that unusual flavor to Earl Grey tea. It was and still is an important ingredient in the classic Eau de Cologne formula. Blends well with chamomile, lavender, neroli and rosemary essential oils.
Bergamot is a photo sensitizer (increases the skin's reaction to sunlight and makes it more likely to burn) and the photo sensitizing effect can last for hours. Since soap lather remains on the skin for a few seconds, regular Bergamot may be used in soaps..
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