Bergamot Essential Oil
Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) essential oil is cold pressed from the citrus peel and has a sharp peppery citrus aroma. It is the aroma most prominent in earl grey tea. Like many citruses, it is uplifting to the mood. It stands apart from other citruses due to it's linalol and linalyl acetate content. This gives it the additional property of being calming, especially for issues of anxiety, overthinking, and sleep difficulties.
Chemistry: limonene (38.97%), linalyl acetate (30.01%), linalol (9.43%), b-pinene (7.10%), g-terpinene (5.65%)
Latin Name: Citrus bergamia
Botanical Family: Rutaceae
Cultivation: Certified Organic, Italy
Plant Part: fresh fruit rind
Chemical Family: monoterpene, monoterpenol
Aroma: citrus, sweet, sharp, peppery
Properties: antidepressant, antispasmodic, calming, cooling
Cold Pressed: January 2021
Shelf Life: 5 years (approx.)
Bergamot diffuses beautifully in an ultrasonic diffuser. For skin application such as muscle cramping, add 1 drop to 1 teaspoon unscented lotion or other organic carrier and gently massage into skin as needed. Read Safety details below.
Bergamot is phototoxic. If using topically on the skin, completely avoid sunlight (natural or artificial) for 12 to 24 hours after application.
Chakra: Sacral (2nd), Solar Plexus (3rd), Heart (4th), Throat (5th)
Bergamot is perfect during times of stress and grief. It allows to move on from past traumas and begin a new path. Bergamot is uplifting and fills our heart with joy. Use bergamot when you need to find the confidence to move on with your life to achieve a feeling of peace and inner harmony.
Bergamot is phototoxic. If using topically on the skin, completely avoid sunlight (natural or artificial) for 12 to 24 hours after application. Permanent skin discoloration may occur.
For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Always dilute essential oils before applying to the skin and keep away from mucous membranes. Consult a licensed physician if pregnant or nursing. If the oil is past it’s “Best by” date or stored improperly, it may cause irritation and lose therapeutic value. Avoid the use of essential oils near infants and small children.
For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please consult your medical professional before use.