Ingredients: 100% pure bergamot essential oil.
INCI name: citrus bergamot oil.
Usual extraction method: Cold expression of the skin.
Aroma: warm, fruity, fresh and floral.
Precautions: Bergamot oil can cause burns when applied to sensitive skin that is then exposed to sunlight, as high levels of bergapten can cause phototoxicity. If this oil is applied to the skin, it is recommended to protect from the sun.
This fresh-smelling essential oil is popular in aromatherapy and is great for creating a more relaxed and happy feeling, relieving urinary tract infections, improving liver, spleen and stomach function while fighting oily skin, acne, psoriasis, eczema and colds.
The oil is one of the most widely used in the perfume and toiletries industry.
It is used to flavor Earl Gray tea. The name comes from the city of Bergamo in Lombardy, Italy, where the oil was first sold. Bergamot oil can be used to treat depression, stress, tension, fear, hysteria, infections (of all kinds, including the skin), anorexia, psoriasis, eczema and general recovery.
Cold pumps: Mix with carrier oil and apply to the cold pumps with a cotton swab every few hours.
Oily, mottled skin: Mix in carrier oil (wheat germ oil is good) and massage into the affected area. You can also steam your face with bergamot mixed with boiling water. Psoriasis: Mix with carrier oil (evening primrose oil is useful for psoriasis) and massage into the affected area or add to bath water.