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Bergamot FCF Essential Oil

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FCF free Bergamot has the same uses, scent, and characteristics as regular bergamot oil. The only difference is that in FCF free bergamot, bergaptene is removed and makes the oil non- phototoxic.

Name of Oil:Bergamot (FCF Free)


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 y

Cultivation – Conventional Farming

 

Applications

Aromatherapy Uses:

Colic, flatulence, indigestion, antiviral, cold sores, chickenpox, shingles, sedative, uplifting, tension, anxiety, depression, regulate appetite, cystitis, UTI, wounds, herpes, acne, oily skin, eczema, psoriasis

Subtle & Emotional Uses:

Relaxing, restoring, calming, 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, b-bisabolene, linalool, linalyacetate, nerol, neryl acetate, geraniol, geraniol acetate, a-terpineol

Safety & References

Safety:

No known safety precautions

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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