The bergamot is a citrus fruit native to southern Italy, is a fragrant citrus fruit the size of an orange, with a yellow or green color similar to a lime, depending on ripeness. Genetic research into the ancestral origins of extant citrus cultivars found bergamot orange to be a probable hybrid of lemon and bitter orange.
Bergamot Essential Oil may be helpful when used mindfully during periods of depression, sadness or grief. Bergamot Oil contains approximately 30% Linalyl Acetate, and ester that can have a calming or soothing effect and relaxing properties.
Benefits: Refreshing, uplifting, soothing
Cheerful Day Diffuser Recipe:
4 drops Bergamot oil
2 drops Lemon oil
2 drops Grapefruit oil
2 drops Ylang Ylang oil
For topical application, refer dilution ratios here.
|Country of Origin
||(+)-Limonene, Linalyl Acetate, Linalool, Sabinene, Gamma-Terpinene, Bergapten|
||Green to golden|
||citrusy, floral and bitter|
|Strength of Initial Aroma
||Most all essential, blends well with basil, chamomile, eucalyptus, lavender, lemon, lime, neroli, orange, petitgrain, palmarosa, juniper berry, clary sage, cypress, geranium, jasmine, ylang ylang|
For external use only. Non-toxic, non-irritating, use in moderation. Bergamot has phototoxic properties and avoid exposure to the sun or UV rays after application to the skin. Keep away from children. Avoid contact with eyes.