Bergamot Essential Oil
Latin Name: Citrus bergamia
Part of plant: Zest
Chemical Components: limonene, linalyl acetate, linalol, g-terpinene, bergaptene, nerol
Aroma Character: fresh, sweet, citrus
We want to keep you safe! This oil is phototoxic, please refer to the IFRA Guidelines for the maximum concentration.Bergamot is named after the Italian city of Bergamo in Lombardy, where the oil was first sold. The finest grades come from Sicily. It is a favourite in Aromatherapy for its uplifting effects. The oil has been used in Italian folk medicine for many years, primarily for fever and worms. Recent research in Italy has shown that Bergamot Oil has a wide spectrum of applications, being particularly useful for mouth, skin, respiratory and urinary tract infections.
As you might expect, Bergamot has a delightfully fresh, 'citrussy' aroma, which is almost universally liked .
Bergamot and Lavender combined are the classic anti-