Bergamot Essential Oil - Cold Pressed
Botanical binomial: Citrus aurantium bergamia
Other names: Citrus Bergamia, Bergamot Essence, Bitter Orange
Country of Origin: Italy
Part of plant used in production: Fruit
Methods of production: Cold Pressed
Description: Bergamot, also known as bitter orange is a tree specifically cultivated for its valuable essential oil.
Characteristics: A refreshing yet delicate scent similar to lemon and orange but with a floral overtone.
Properties: Analgesic, antidepressant, sedative, antiseptic, cicatrisant, deodorant, vermifuge,It has calming effects on the nervous system and warming effect on circulation problems, tonic, carminative
Constituents: alpha-pinene, beta-pinene, limonene, linalool, linalyl acetate, alpha-terpineol
Uses: A sedative for anxiety, depression, and nervous tension with an uplifting floral freshness. It is an important ingredient in perfumery and one of the most popular in colognes. It's antiseptic properties make it ideal for treating acne and oily skin conditions
Safety: Cold Pressed Bergamot is a phototoxic and should therefore not be applied to the skin prior to sun exposure. Dilute to less than 1% to avoid phototoxicity. For external use only. Should be diluted prior to skin application. Avoid contact with eyes and mouth. May cause skin irritation for some individuals, a skin patch test is recommended prior to use. Consult your healthcare professional before using essential oils during pregnancy.