BERGAMOT ESSENTIAL OIL
Bergamot Oil is used in many skin care creams and lotions because of its refreshing and citrus nature. Bergamot essential oil is ideal for helping to calm inflamed skin and is an ingredient in some creams for eczema and psoriasis. Bergamot oil’s chemical makeup has antiseptic properties, which help ward off infection and aid recovery. Bergamot essential oil is a favorite oil of aromatherapists in treating depression. Bergamot oil is also effective as an antispasmodic and helps to reduce leg cramps and is used for restless leg syndrome. It is also suitable for coughs and works as a digestive aid. Bergamot essential oil has phototoxic properties, therefore exposure to the sun must be avoided after use. It may also interfere with the action of certain prescription drugs. Note: Top.
Botanical Name: Citrus bergamia
Linalyl acetate: 27.64%
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Processing Method: Cold Pressed
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, light yellowish green to yellowish brown liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: The aroma is basically citrus, yet fruity and sweet with a warm spicy floral quality, and is reminiscent of Neroli, giving a middle note of medium strength.
Product Abstract: The Bergamot tree can grow up to four meters high, with star-shaped flowers, and smooth leaves, bearing citrus fruit resembling a cross between an orange and a grapefruit, but in a pear shape. The fruit ripens from green to yellow. The name Bergamot is derived from the city Bergamo in Lombardy where the oil was first sold.
Cautions: Bergamot Essential Oil has phototoxic properties and exposure to the sun must be avoided after application to the skin. Due to the presence of bergaptene in Bergamot oil, please consult a physician prior to using it. Dilute well before use; May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
IMPORTANT: All products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner.