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The Official Oil Guide

Bergamot



100% Pure Bergamot Essential Oil

Scientific Name : Citrus bergamia

Part of Plant Used : Fruit peel

Best Extraction Method : Cold Pressing

Aroma : Sweet, Citrus

Odor Strength : Medium

Evaporation : Middle Note

Oil Hue : Yellow/Green

Origin : Commonly sourced from Italy

Primary Active Constituent : Limonene, Alpha Pinene

Blends Well With : Chamomile, Clary SageFrankincense, Mandarin, Jasmine, Black Pepper,  CypressGeranium, Lavender, Lemon, Neroli, Nutmeg, Sandalwood, Orange,  RosemaryVetiver, Ylang-Ylang Oil

This is a photosensitive oil. Bergapten-Free Bergamot should be used. Otherwise, do not expose application site to sun within 48 hours of application. 

Usage Instructions

Precautions : The bergaptene in bergamot essential oil can cause abnormal skin pigmentation if the skin is exposed to sunlight after use. Avoid sun for at least 12 hours after using bergamot on the skin. Otherwise, it's best to use Bergaptene free Bergamot.

Topical : Bergamot is useful for several skin issues, such as abscesses, acne, and shingles. It can also help to increase blood circulation. Mix 5 drops of Bergamot essential oil with 1 ounce of your preferred carrier oil and apply.

For indigestion, gas, or abdominal cramping, add 1 drop to 1 teaspoon of carrier oil and massage the stomach area in a clockwise direction.

Bergamot can also help to stimulate the appetite. Add 2 drops to a warm bath.

Aromatic : To help with stress and depression, place a drop of Bergamot oil in your palm, rub between your hands, cup over your nose and mouth and breath slowly for up to 1 minute several times a day.

To help with respiratory infection, or to cleanse the air in a room, diffuse 3-5 drops daily.

Internal : Gargle with 2 drops in 1½ cup of warm water for a sore throat.

Bergamot's deodorant and antibacterial action makes it useful in eliminating halitosis (also known as bad breath). Put 1 drop in one-half glass of warm water. Stir rapidly, and then use to rinse the mouth.

 

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