Bergamot Essential Oil

Bergamot Essential Oil

Smelling pure bergamot oil is one of the great joys of aromatherapy. Its scent is so fresh, and clear, and elevating... it's no wonder it is used mainly for its antidepressant properties.

Many clinical studies have been done on the effectiveness of bergamot to treat depression, where it has proven to be greatly beneficial. It has also been shown to restore lost appetite, particularly when depression-related.

Esthetically it is beneficial for acne, oily skin, and dull, sluggish complexions.

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Bergamot Essential Oil Profile



Botanical: Citrus bergamia | Origin: Italy | Method: Cold Pressed

Characteristics:


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.

Principal Constituents:


These are naturally occurring in the essential oil.



  • linalyl acetate

  • linalol

  • alcohols

  • sesquiterpenes

  • terpenes

  • alkanes

  • furocoumarins

  • bergapten

Safety:


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. 

Important Note: The information on EssentialOilExchange.com is only provided for educational purposes, and further research should be done on each essential oil to be assured of its proper usage for each individual. Aromatherapy is not meant to be a replacement for care under a qualified health professional, but should be considered a complimentary modality.
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1. on 12/31/2015, said:
EOX's bergamot is my favorite oil. It is like instant happiness in a bottle. I can't diffuse it and be/stay in a bad mood.
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2. on 12/16/2015, said:
This has become on of my favorite EOs. It has a light, almost floral scent rather than citrusy scent, and almost instantly boosts my mood.
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