Bergamot essential oils properties
Bergamot essential oil has a pleasant citrus aroma, it is perfect to lift your spirits and fill you with energy and create fresh environments. Bergamot oil is extracted by cold pressing the skin of bergamot, a green/yellow citrus fruit produced by the Citrus Bergamia tree. Cultivation is concentrated in southern Italy in the coastal areas of the province of Reggio di Calabria. The word bergamot comes from the Italian word bergamotto, probably derived from the Turkish word “bey armudu” (lord of pears). The fruit is generally not cultivated for the extraction of its juice, (very acidic), but for the skin that is dried and used in infusions or for the extraction of bergamot essential oil, one of the most common ingredients in perfumery. highly appreciated for its sweetness, freshness and as a natural flavoring agent and deodorant.
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Relax: Bergamot has the virtue of calming those states of anxiety, depression, stress, it gives us that lost joy, it calms the emotions.
In a diffuser add 10 drops of bergamot.
Refreshing invigorating: mix in 60 ml of sweet almond oil the following:
+ 5 drops of Geranium
+ 5 drops of Ylang Ylang
+ 5 drops of Bergamot
apply on your body
Fatigue: Bergamot helps us calm the sensation of chronic, physical and emotional fatigue.
In a 50 ml container add 20 drops of bergamot + 15 of lavender, mix with rosehip vegetable oil.
(Night application). Reacts with sunlight
Respiratory soothing: It helps us in times when we feel congested
In a 100 ml container add 50 drops of bergamot + 50 drops of Eucalyptus, mix with vegetable almond oil and apply to the solar plexus.
Controls anxiety: bergamot helps us minimize those states of anxiety and stress, for example when we have an exam or want to quit smoking.
In a 50 ml container. Add 25 drops of bergamot + 25 drops of lavender, mix with vegetable almond oil and apply to the solar plexus and wrists
Apply on wrists and solar plexus.
Maximum Dilution for topical use: 2% for facial use-4% for body use
Use it diluted on the skin in vegetable oil. Prohibited during the first trimester of pregnancy and during lactation. Avoid sunlight, it can react and cause skin burns, apply at night.
Do not use during pregnancy or lactation.
It is photosensitive, do not expose yourself to the sun.
Always use essential oils diluted in a vegetable oil.