Bergamot has a fresh, sweet-tart scent, with a slightly spicy balsamic undertone. It is widely used in perfumes (together with neroli & lavender) and in oil blends to bring mental clarity and provide positive feelings against depression and low self esteem. It has powerful healing effects, relieving urinary tract infections and inflammations, and is excellent at treating skin conditions such as oily skin, acne, psoriasis and exzema. As it is an extremely powerful oil, it should not be apply directly on the skin unless mixed with a carrier oil.
Characteristic & Properties The essential oil obtained from the fruit of the Bergamot tree has a citrus-like aroma with spicy undertones. The tree is native to South East Asia, but was introduced to Europe, particularly Italy. Bergamot essential oil is named after the Italian city of Bergamo in Lombardy, where the oil was first sold. Relieves urinary tract infections and inflammations such as cystitis, boosts liver and stomach functions. Fights oily skin, acne, psoriasis, eczema, as well as cold sores. As a natural skin toner and detoxifier it may prevent premature ageing of skin and has excellent effects on oily skin conditions and acne for some individuals. Helps relieve depression caused by fatigue or unreleased tensions and frustrations.
Directions Multipurpose Liquid (1ml/1ml) Massage: 4 drops to 10ml carrier oil Bath: 5 drops in full drawn bath. Vaporiser: 9-10 drops in a bowl of vaporizer Not to be taken. Store below 30˚c Do not apply directly to skin Keep out of reach of children
User Guide / Precautions Bergamot oil can cause burns when used on sensitive skin which is exposed to sunlight. Store below 30°C