Latin Name : Citrus Bergamia.
Part Of Plant Used : Fruit Peel
Source : Ivory Coast.
Extraction Method : Cold Expression.
Bergamot Essential Oil is extracted by expression from the ripe as well as unripe fruits of the bergamot orange tree. This essential oil that smells citrus-like yet sweet, is great for creating a relaxed and happy feeling. It is useful in the treatment of urinary tract infections, skin troubles, and boosts the functions of the liver, spleean and stomach.
Bergamot essential oil is used in aromatherapy to treat depression, stress, tension, low self-confidence, fear, and hysteria. It is useful in healing skin infections like general wounds, psoriasis, cold sores, and eczema. This oil is said to help those suffering from SAD (Seasonal Affected Disorder), PMS, compulsive eating, postnatal depression, colds, and flu. Bergamot oil is a favourite in aromatherapy and is used in vaporisers, massages, and blended into bath water.
Experts advice caution when using this oil on sensitive skin if it is exposed to sunlight after application, as this may cause burns.
Keep out of the sun if this oil has been used on the skin.