Bergamot - (Citrus bergamia)
Bergamot is the oil produced from the rind of bitter orange.
Essence of Bergamot has been used since the sixteenth century
The essential oil: The oil is extracted by squeezing the peel or grating the rind. The oil is emerald in colour, with a
subtle, spicy lemon scent. The principle constituents are linalyl acetate (upto 50%), bergamotine, bergaptene and linalool.
Antiseptic, Digestive, Sedative, Regenerating
Stress, anxiety, insomnia, irritability, depression,Acne, eczema, psoriasis, seborrhea (skin and greasy hair), depigmentation (vitiligo),
Colic and intestinal infections, constipation, difficult digestion, colitis, dyspepsia (digestive problems),Difficulty falling asleep in children
External Use :
For Stress : Gently Massage 3 drops (diluted) in the solar plexus, neck and spine.
Massage abdomen for intestinal problems.
Use in facial sauna (5 drops in a bowl of hot water), to refresh the skin.
Vitiligo Treatment: 3ml Bergamot EO, 1 ml Clove EO, 1ml Tea Tree EO, 3 ml Lemon EO
Apply 2 times daily 2 drops of the above mixture on depigmentation mark until improvement.
CAUTION: Do not expose to sunlight after applying!
Stress, Nervousness: 2 drops Bergamot EO,1 drop Orange EO, 1 drop Palmarosa EO , 1 drop Lavender EO
Oil is very photo-sensitive:
Do not expose to sunlight (all day) after application.
Avoid use during pregnancy, and do not use in young children
Keep out of reach of children. Some oils are prohibited to pregnant women and children. Keep away from flame.