Bergamot essential oil

Botanical name:  Citrus bergamia

Botanical family: Rutaceae

Plant part: Fresh fruit rind

Aroma: Citrus, sweet, herbaceous, lemony, peppery

Evaporation note:  Top

Extraction method: Steam distilled

Cultivation method: Organic

Country of origin: Italy

Main chemical families:  Esters, monoterpenes

Benefits: Uplifting yet calming. Brings positive and cheerful energy.

Chakras: Heart

Safety and contraindications

Hazards and Contraindications: Bergamot is phototoxic. If applied topically avoid exposing the skin to sunlight or sunbed rays for 12 hours.

Cautions: Do not use if oil is old or oxidized.

Maximum dermal use level: 0.4% to avoid phototoxicity

Tisserand, R., Young, R., & Williamson, E. M. (2014). Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals. Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier.

Maximum dermal use : 2 drops in 1 ounce (.4%)

Warning: Always dilute essential oils with a carrier oil before applying topically. Do not apply internally or ingest any essential oil. Keep away from children. Store in a cool place and away from direct light.

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