Bergamot Organic Essential Oil

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Although Bergamot is a citrus fruit, it’s not considered edible due to the sourness of the pulp, so the trees are primarily grown for its essential oil production. Many accounts believe that Columbus introduced bergamot to Italy when he brought it with him from the Canary Islands.

Name of Oil:  Bergamot

Latin Binomial:  Citrus bergamia

Extraction Method:  Cold pressed

Countries of Origin:  Italy, Guinea, Morocco, Corsica

Scent Profile:  Fresh, citrusy, slightly floral

Parts used in distillation:  Citrus rind

Oil Characteristics:   Green/gold, thin, medium aroma

Cultivation:  Certified Organic

Applications

Used in aromatherapy for the symptomatic relief of:
Colic, flatulence, indigestion, antiviral, cold sores, chickenpox, shingles, sedative, uplifting, tension, anxiety, depression, regulate appetite,cystitis, UTI, wounds, herpes, acne, oily skin, eczema and psoriasis.

Used in aromatherapy to help ease emotional symptoms of:
Relaxing, restoring, calming and antidepressant.

History

The history is unclear, however it was the perfume industry that first stimulated the production of bergamot oil. Also used in Earl Grey tea.

Chemical Constituents

a-pinene, b-pinene, myrcene, limonene, a-bergamotene, b-bisabolene,linalool, linaly acetate, nerol, neryl acetate, geraniol, geraniol acetate,a-terpineol

Safety & References

Safety:
Phototoxic

Books Cited:
The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, 2nd Edition – Salvatore Battaglia
Essential Oil Safety , 2nd Edition – Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young
Aromatherapy – Jennifer Peace Rhind
The Complete Book of Essential Oils & Aromatherapy – Valerie Wormwood
Aromatherapeutic Blending – Jennifer Peace Rhind
The Fragrant Mind – Valerie Wormwood

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