The Citrus bergamia tree grows natively in Italy and has a fruit similar to both the lime and grapefruit. Bergamot essential oil has been prized for hundreds of years for its use in perfumery. Our bergamot essential oil is cold pressed from unprocessed peel of the Italian bergamot.
Botanical Name: Citrus bergamia
Country of Origin: Italy
Extraction Method: Cold expression
Plant Part: Rind
Aromatic Scent: Bright, Uplifting, Fresh, Floral, Slight Citrus
Blends well with: Black Pepper, Clary Sage, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Jasmine, Mandarin, Nutmeg, Orange, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Vetiver and Ylang-ylang
Bergamot has a bright, uplifting scent and is great to brighten any mood. Our bergamot oil can also be applied topically to soothe dry skin. Diffuse or apply in 2-5% dilution.
Our bergamot essential oil is bergaptene-free, which means that the components that cause photosensitivity have been removed. Bergaptene can cause severe burning when applied topically and followed by sun exposure.
The name Bergamot is derived from the city Bergamo in Lombardy where the oil was first sold. The tree is native to South East Asia but was introduced to Europe where the commercial growing began.
Bergamot is the characteristic flavor in Earl Grey tea.
Warning: Keep out of reach of children. Undiluted oil not intended for topical use. May irritate eyes and skin. If pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your doctor or health practitioner before use. Infant use discouraged.
For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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