Botanical name: Citrus bergamia, Citrus aurantium
Use: Antiseptic properties. Makes it useful for urinary tract infections, acne and skin problems, cystitis, arthritis, respiratory ailments, cold sores and other herpes related ailments.
Perfume Note: Top
Blends well with: Neroli, Orange, Rosemary
Source: rinds of the fruit
Production method: pressing or expression
Aromatherapy benefits: Refreshes, uplifts
Aroma type: Lovely light lemon, orange citrus aroma.
Warning: Do not apply to the skin before going out into the sun for it can increase the susceptibility of the skin to severe burning.
Safety Information: photo toxic
Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) is a fresh, beautiful scent. It has a very balancing and uplifting quality to it. This great oil can make stressful situations seem less so. Inhaling this oil can help return you to a peaceful, relaxed state. Bathe with 20 drops in your bath water at night to help you have a restful sleep. It is analgesic, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, anti-parasitic, antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, digestive, sedative, and uplifting. Helps treat skin problems like psoriasis, acne, eczema and oily skin.