Information

Bergamot oil is made from the tree Сіtruѕ аurаntіum vаr. Веrgаmіа also was known as С. Веrgаmіа of the Rutасеае family.

This fresh essential oil is one of the most commonly used in aromatherapy, it creates a sensation of calmness and joy.It helps treat infections of the bladder, liver, stomach, and spleen.It works great on oily skin, acne, psoriasis, and eczema.

Properties

Its aroma is basically citrus fruit blended with warm, spicy floral scents, slightly resembling lavender oil. Its flower varies from green to greenish-yellow.

Extraction

The bark of ripe and unripe fruit is used to extract the oil, with the amount extracted being about 0.5% of the total mass.

Chemical composition

Bergamot essential oil consists of various chemical ingredients such as pinene, myrcene, lemon, germane, b-bisabolene, Linalool, linalyl acetate, nerol, neryl acetate, geraniol, geraniol acetate, and terpineol.

Precautions

Bergamot oil causes burns when used on sensitive skin exposed to sunlight, as the high content of bergaptene causes phototoxicity. For this reason, it is advisable to avoid direct sunlight when using this oil on your skin. Even when Bergaptene (Furocoumarin) is removed from the oil, it is advisable to avoid the sun and use a concentrate less than 1%.

Therapeutic properties

The therapeutic properties of bergamot oil are: antidepressant, antiseptic, antibiotic, anti-spastic, sedative, cicatrizant, deodorant, digestive, antipyretic, anthelmintic and wound healing agent.

  • It lifts, balances and promotes spiritual development
  • Relieves anxiety and depression and puts you in a reasonable personal range
  • Refreshes and refreshes the feelings and the state of the mind.
  • It helps us to feel connected and in harmony with our feelings
  • Opens and charges the heart chakra
  • It affects positively the sexual chakra, the solar plexus chakra, and the third eye chakra

Uses:


  • Burners and diffusers: In inhalation therapy, bergamot is used for treating depression, respiratory problems,colds and flu.
  • Massage and bath oil: The essential oil can be combined with massage oil or used in a bathtub for stress relief, seasonal depression, skin problems, post-birth depression, colds, flu's, anxiety and anorexia neurosa.
  • Mixed with cremes: In cream form, the bergamot oil is very good for treating wounds, psoriasis, oily skin, scab, eczema, acne, herpes, and chickenpox.