Bergamot

RM 55.00


Botanical ID

Citrus Bergamia

Plant part used

Fruit rind/peel of small yellowish pear shaped fruit

Place of origin

Italy / Africa

Description

The Bergamot fruit is not edible because the pulp is far too sour; as a result the Bergamot tree is primarily cultivated for its valuable essential oil. The tree cannot be propagated by seed; it has to be grafted onto bitter orange trees.

Characteristics

Light, delicate and refreshing, with a slight floral overtone.

Method of extraction

Cold Pressing (Expression)

General

The gentle uplifting aroma of the Bergamot fruit is most commonly used for treating states of stress, whilst the action of the oil itself is consistently used for various types of infections. To fully benefit from the subtlety of this oil in emotional mending, it can be blended with many other oils.

Blends well with

Geranium, Juniper, Jasmine, lavender, lemon, Lime, Patchouli, Peppermint, Sweet orange, Rosemary, Rosewood & Ylang Ylang.

Indications

Mind & Spirit – Bergamot’s fresh lively but gentle flowery fragrance makes it popular, with uplifting qualities for easing anxiety, depression and nervous tension. (Vaporiser, bath or massage).

Skin & Hair – acne and oily skin conditions (use in a base cream or a compress). It is also an effective deodorizing agent.

Contraindications

Photosensitive, avoid using on skin then exposing to the sun.

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