Bergamot Citrus bergamia Essential Oil Information

Citrus bergamia

Bergamot Essential Oil


Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Source Location

Plant part used


Citrus bergamia

 

Italy, Sicily, Morocco, Asia, Africa

Peel








Extraction Method

Color

Consistency

Aroma Strength


Cold-pressed

Green/yellow-green

Thin

Medium








Fragrance

Fresh, orange/lemon/citrusy, slightly floral












Benefits

Loss of appetite, flatulence, sore throats, cold or flu, and chicken pox, as well as infections in the mouth, boils, and skin issues like eczema, psoriasis and acne. Helps depression, anxiety, or stress.















Blends Well With

Geranium, Lemon, Lime, Orange, Neroli, Cedar, Coriander, Lavender, Ylang Ylang, Chamomile














Constituents

a-pinene, B-pinene, myrcene, limonene, a-bergaptene, B-bisabolene, linalool, linalyl acetate, nerol, neryl acetate, geraniol, geraniol acetate, a-terpineol













Properties

Analgesic, Antibiotic, Antidepressant, Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Antiparasitic, Astringent, Digestive, Carminative, Cicatrisant, Deodorant, febrifuge, Sedative, vermifuge, vulnerary















Safety

Is phototoxic, so do not use if the area of application will be exposed to sunlight within 24 hours