Bergamot Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Citrus bergamia (Ivory Coast)
Extraction Method: Cold Press
Plant Part: Oil for the peel of the fruit
Aromatic Scent: Citrus Fruit
Blends Well With: black pepper, clary sage, cypress, frankincense, geranium, jasmine, mandarin, nutmeg, orange, rosemary, sandalwood, vetiver and ylang-ylang
Please use cautions with bergamot applied on skin and sun exposure. Due to the presence of a component of this oil called bergapten or Fuocoumarin (FCF), you shouldn’t apply it to your skin and go into the sun due to phototoxicity.
To avoid this, use the common practice of diluting the essential oil with a carrier oil (like jojoba) before applying it onto the skin. The maximum dermal use is 0.4 percent to avoid phototoxicity.
Do not use bergamot oil on your skin if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Bergamot essential oil has a light citrus aroma. Bergamot’s aroma is tart yet sweet and uplifting yet relaxing, making it a popular oil in perfumes, cosmetics, and lotions. In addition to its scent, Bergamot has attracted attention for its cleansing properties, and it’s often used as a luxurious ingredient in shampoos, soaps, and cleansers. However, because Bergamot can cause photosensitivity, avoid applying the oil before spending time outside.
Ease digestive discomfort: One of the most surprising perks of certain essential oils is that they can calm an angry gut. Bergamot can ease digestive discomfort. It’s known to have the power of soothing an upset stomach. Simply add 1 to 3 drops of bergamot to a carrier oil like jojoba or coconut and massage onto your stomach in a clockwise motion, as this is the natural direction of digestion.
Boost your mood: Bergamot is known for being uplifting. Bergamot is one of the best oils to support the central nervous system. It’s known to sooth anxiety, and eases over-thinking. To calm down, by breathing it in via a diffuser. Adding a few drops onto a tissue and inhaling deeply as needed, or sniffing the scent through your personal aromatherapy jewelry.
This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.