Bergamot Essential Oil in Aromatherapy
Bergamot essential oil is excellent for the skin and is often combined with other citrus oils. It was used for many centuries in the Middle East to treat skin conditions and as an eau de cologne.
Bergamot - Citrus bergamia (Rutaceae)
Botanical family: Rutaceae (citrus)
Extraction: Pressed from rind, rectified and void of terpenes; solvent extraction or vacuum distillation
Properties: Anti-infectious, calming, balances
hormones, helps regulate appetite; mood lifting; relaxing;
anti-inflammatory; use for sore throats, coughs, skin
Uses: Diffuse, apply to forehead, on temples or soles
of feet; may be added to food or drink as dietary
supplement; a few drops make an excellent underarm deodorant
without the harsh chemicals
Cautions: Do not use on skin that will receive direct
sunlight as it is a photosensitive oil and may cause some
skin pigmentation changes. This is true of all citrus oils.
Blends well with most oils, including ...
Citrus oils: Orange, Lemon, Grapefruit
AROMATHERAPY RECIPE:DIFFUSE INTO THE AIR. TO FRESHEN CLOSETS, DRAWERS AND ROOMS, POUR BLEND INTO 1 OZ. WATER IN A SPRAY BOTTLE; SHAKE WELL; SPRAY.
BERGAMOT ESSENTIAL OIL to BOTANICAL NAMES
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