Bergamot Essential Oil is obtained by cold expression from the ripe and unripe fruit of the bergamot orange tree. The sweet citrus aroma is great for creating a relaxed and happy sense of wellbeing. When mixed with a base oil and used on the skin it can soothe and rejuvenate skin. Mix bergamot essential oil with base oil to the feet before bedtime for a calming and relaxing massage.
- When used in an oil burner (a few drops in water), the vapours create a relaxed and happy environment.
- Smelling the aroma is helpful for reducing stress and increasing mental awareness.
- Add a few drops to the bath or blend into massage oil, to soothe and rejuvenate skin.
- Experts advise caution when using this oil on sensitive skin if it is exposed to sunlight after application, as this may cause burns. Keep out of the sun if this oil has been used on the skin.
- The name Bergamot is derived from the city Bergamo in Lombardy, Italy, where the oil was first sold
- It’s been used in the perfume and food industries (Earl Grey tea) for a long time.
- Bergamot has been grown since the 16th century in the Mediterranean countries like Italy and Greece.
- Latin Name: Citrus Bergamia.
- Part Of Plant Used: Fruit Peel
Bergamot Essential Oil – Source: Ivory Coast. Extraction Method: Cold Expression.
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