Bergamot Essential Oil Profile
Botanical: Citrus bergamia
| Origin: Italy
| Method: Cold Pressed
A light greenish-yellow liquid with a fresh sweet-fruity, slightly spicy-balsamic undertone. It blends well with lavender, orange blossom, jasmine, cypress, geranium, lemon, chamomile, juniper, coriander, and violet leaf.
These are naturally occurring in the essential oil.
- linalyl acetate
Certain, furocoumarins, notably bergapten, have been found to be phototoxic in concentration and in dilution. Care must be taken in dermal applications, otherwise it is non-toxic and relatively non-irritant.
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