Bergamot (Bergaptene free) Essential Oil
Botanical name: Citrus bergamia
Plant part: Rind/Peel
Extraction: Cold Pressed
Origin Country: Italy
Product color: Clear
Aroma profile: Fresh, citrusy, slightly floral
Perfumery note: Top
Shelf life: 4-5 years
Extraction date: Dec. 2019
From the Bergamot tree native to Europe and South Asia, this essential oil is obtained by cold compression of the rind of this fruit which looks like a hybrid between a lemon and an orange.
Historically, Bergamot Essential Oil was majorly used in aromatherapy for its calming effects on the nervous system but has in recent years shown to be very beneficial in the areas of skin, hair care, and holistic healing.
Bergaptene Bergamot Essential Oil is suitable for both aromatherapy and for topical use in skin and hair care formulations and will not cause any phototoxic reactions upon exposing the skin to the sun.
Blends well with:
Essential Oils of Black Pepper, Clary Sage, Cypress, Jasmine, Mandarin, Nutmeg, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang Frankincense, Geranium, Sandalwood, Rosemary and other Citrus.
Note: Product colors and aroma profiles are intended to represent the typical and approximate color and scent of each oil. However, both can vary based on harvesting, distillation and other factors. These variations should not affect the efficacy of the product.
How to use: Diffusion, Topical, Skin & Hair Care
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You can also create a blend with one or more EOs of Rose Geranium, Lavender Kashmir, Chamomile Roman, Sweet Fennel or Patchouli (Dark) Essential Oils to incorporate other benefits you may require, make a stronger blend or just to layer different scent notes and create a rounder or preferred aroma.
Topical: To use topically for its healing benefits, add 2-5 drops of Bergamot Essential Oil to a tablespoon/15ml of base oil or shea butter and apply 2-3 times daily or as needed to affected area.
Apply to the lower abdomen and back to relieve menstrual cramps and pain or to localized area when dealing with muscle sprains and cramps even from sports injuries.
Apply to the chest to relieve congestion or respiratory cramps.
Add 10 drops to 50ml of a light easy absorbent oil for a relaxing, soothing massage
Create a stronger blend by adding one or more of Cypress, Indian Frankincense, Black Pepper, Thyme (Red) or Rosemary Essential Oils for a stronger blend without exceeding the 5 drops of EO for topical use or 10 drops per 50ml maximums for a massage oil.
Skincare: Bergamot (Bergaptene Free) Essential Oil is suitable for all skin types and is recommended for oilier or combination skin even sensitive
Directions: Create a moisturizer with Bergamot (Bergaptene Free) EO diluted at a rate not exceeding 6 drops when using alone or in total when adding other EOs e.g. Neroli, Oregano, Jamarosa, Manuka, Clary Sage or Citriodora Eucalyptus Essential Oils as well in a blend per 30ml of a complementary Carrier oil e.g. Goji Berry, Blackberry Seed, Strawberry Seed Oil, an existing serum, lotion or any other preferred base before applying on the skin.
Hair Care: Add to a shampoo, conditioner, hair oil, cream or as part of a hot oil treatment and massage into hair to condition, wrap a towel on hair and leave for 20mins, then rinse off.