You might be more familiar with Bergamot as the flavor that gives Earl Grey Tea it’s popularity. This inedible citrus fruit comes to us from Italy is organically grown. It is known for it’s use throughout the culinary and fragrance industries. It’s a beautiful combination of sweet, citrus and floral aromas and is noted for it’s use in conditions of depression and anxiety. It’s incredibly stress relieving, phenomenal at calming digestive issues and treating itchy and inflamed skin conditions and acne. However, be careful. It also contains the photo-sensitizing chemical furanocoumarin. Do not use 24-48 hours prior to sun or tanning bed exposure. Did we mention that it smells delicious?
Botanical Name: Citrus bergamia
Cultivation: Organic and Wild Harvested
Source: Fruit peel
Indications: digestive issues, depression, infection, anxiety, pain, parasites, liver stimulant, constipation, fevers , tight muscles, and skin care
Safety Concerns: Contains the photo-sensitizing chemical furanocoumarin. Do not use 24-48 hours prior to sun or tanning bed exposure. Always consider individual allergies, sensitivities and health concerns when using essential oils.
Main Constituents: (+)- Limonene, Linalyl acetate, Linalool, Sabinene, Terpinene <gamma>, Pinene <alpha and beta>, Myrcene <beta>, Neryl acetate