Bergamot, Calabrian - FCF Free Essential Oil

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  Bergamot, Calabrian FCF Free Essential Oil
100% PURE, THERAPEUTIC GRADE ESSENTIAL OIL
  COMMON NAME Bergamot Oil FCF FRee
  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: this oil is free from sun-sensitising FCF compounds 
   
  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, Vetiverand Ylang-ylang.
Appearance Clear oil
Odour Description Pleasant, fresh, fruity, citrus
Main Constituents Limonene, linalyl acetate, linalool, gamma-terpinene, beta-pinene
Specific Gravity Min 0.858 Max0.884
Optical Rotation Min +8 Max +40
Refractive Index Min 1.460 Max1.470
Bergapten Max 0.0015%  

Typical GC analysis
BERGAMOT FCF FREE-421
- 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

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