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Bergamot Essential Oil Summary

All Bergamot Essential Oil Benefits/Effects/Facts & Information

Bergamot Essential Oil (Citrus Bergamia) is known for its anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, skin clearing properties. Bergamot oil is also used for its mood enhancing, anxiety fighting and confidence boosting effects.

  • Botanical Name: Citrus bergamia
  • Extracted From: Bergamot Rind (Peel)
  • Color: Green/Golden
  • Aroma: Fresh, Citrusy, Floral, Sweet
  • Aroma Strength: Medium
  • Benefits: Acne, Anxiety, Skin Conditions, Cold Sores, Depression, Anxiety, Appetite, Stress
  • Beneficial For: Depression, Sadness, Acne, Skin Irritations, Emotional Pain, Digestive issues, Anti-Depressant, Oily Skin, Coughs
  • Uses: Perfumes, Insect repellent,  aromatherapy
  • Common Extraction Method: Cold Pressed or Steam Distilled
  • Constituent Composition: Limonene, Linalyl acetate, Linalool, Sabinene, Gamma-Terpinene, Bergapten

Things to Know About Bergamot Oil

Bergamot Oil Is Also Known As

Citrus Bergamia

Things to note about Bergamot Oil

  • Avoid sun exposer without the use of sunscreen when using bergamot oil topically.

How To Use Bergamot Essential Oil

Bergamot essential oil should be diluted prior to any topical applications.

  • Internally – Studies suggest that bergamot oil is safe when added to food or topically in very small amounts.
  • Topically – Bergamot oil is highly phototoxic and should be used with care when exposed to strong sun light. Dilution is crucial when applying to skin
  • Aromatically – Can be used in a diffuser or vaporizer.  Bergamot oil's aroma can instantly boost positivity.
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