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Bergamot Essential Oil


Bergamot Essential Oil
Latin name: citrus aurantium var. bergamia/citrus bergamia

Produced by expression using the rinds of ripe and unripe fruit (which is pear-shaped and resembles a cross between a grapefruit and an orange

Watery viscosity
Fresh aroma of citrus, fruity and sweet, as well as warm, spicy and floral
Colour is green to yellow/green

In treatment of depression, stress and tension
Allays fear and hysteria
Even helps to encourage self-confidence and to overcome shyness
Its antiseptic qualities are useful for infections of the urinary tract, as well as inflammations such as cystitis
Useful in cases of anorexia nervosa
Acne, psoriasis, eczema, cold sores, chicken pox
Especially effective during convalescence
Encourages stimulation of the liver, the stomach and the spleen

Other applications:
Use in vapour treatment for compulsive eating disorders, post natal depression, PMS and Seasonal Affected Disorder (SAD)
Blend in a base cream for use on wounds and cuts

Can burn sensitive skin when exposed to sunlight. Do not use within 3 hours of going out in the sun.
NOT to be used during pregnancy and lactation
Not for babies, infants or children under 12

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