Bergamot, Calabrian Essential Oil

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Bergamot, Calabrian Essential Oil
100% PURE, THERAPEUTIC GRADE ESSENTIAL OIL
COMMON NAME Bergamot Oil
BOTANICAL NAME Citrus aurantium spp bergamia
PLANT PARTS USED Peel
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN Italy
 

Probably most familiar as the distinctive flavour of Earl Grey tea, Bergamot is also widely used in perfumery. A member of the citrus family, Bergamot combines fresh citrus with floral tones in a unique and lively scent that combines well with a wide range of other oils.
Nature/Essence – Light & Refreshing

SKIN ICON 72pxFOR THE SKIN
Bergamot is one of the key oils to think of for cold sores, shingles and chicken pox. It is also indicated for oily skin and is a great antiseptic and healing oil for acne. Bergamot also has deodorant properties perfect in homemade deodorant formulations.
Note: avoid sun exposure after Bergamot application in case of photosensitisation.
 
BODY ICON 72pxFOR THE BODY
Bergamot helps gently mobilise a stagnant liver and digestive system to ease bloating, gas and heaviness. It can also be used in inhalations for respiratory stagnation.
 
MIND ICON 72pxFOR THE MIND
Bergamot is a primary oil for the nervous system, uplifting and calming during times of anxiety or low mood. It can lighten and refresh when feeling angry, frustrated or low in confidence and helps to clear out negative, heavy states.
 
HOME ICON 72pxFOR THE HOME
Bergamot’s deodorant properties make it a perfect natural air freshener, and it’s a lovely diffuser oil to help clear and brighten the atmosphere (perfect after arguments or when the air feels heavy and gloomy).

BLENDS WELL WITH

Black pepper, Clary sage, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Jasmine, Mandarin, Nutmeg, Orange, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Vetiver and Ylang-ylang.

 
 
Description   Olive green to brown colour, with a citrus and somewhat floral odour
Main  GC components Limonene, linalool, linalyl acetate
Specific Gravity 0.87 0.885
Optical Rotation +5 +33
Refractive Index 1.463 1.468

Typical GC Analysis
BERGAMOT CALABRIAN-646
- Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to use
- For external use only.
- Do not apply to skin undiluted
- Not recommended for use during pregnancy
- Perform a patch test prior to use
- Citrus oils can affect photosensitivity, avoid sun exposure after skin application

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