April 16, 2020 Bergamot fruit for Essential Oil

Bergamot Essential Oil

Learn about Essential Oils, discover their properties and benefits while creating a strong foundation and knowledge base. So whether you are looking for natural remedies or wish to incorporate plant based products into your life, understanding the basics is a great place to start. Find what works for you! neōb Lavender is here to help!

Bergamot Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Citrus bergamia

There are many different species and varieties of plants, which can affect the properties or quality of an essential oil. Check the Botanical name or INCI name, this will help clearly distinguish an essential oil derived from one plant from other plants that share the same common name. 

Plant Part: Fruit Peel

Distillation method: Cold pressed

Properties

  • Refreshing and uplifting
  • Balance and cleanse oily skin
  • Cleanse acne
  • Cleanse and heal infected cuts or wounds 

Uses & Benefits

Aromatically

Add Bergamot essential oil to a diffuser or tissue to enjoy this uplifting, fresh citrus scent. Great to use as a room or car freshener. Bergamot is also popular in blends.  

Skin

Balance and cleanse oily or acne prone skin by blending Bergamot essential oil with carrier oil and applying to desired area. (Caution: avoid strong sunlight when using bergamot oil on skin, phototoxic.) 

Tea

The use of Bergamot is more common than you think, blending bergamot oil with black tea, is how Earl Gray tea is created. 

Where can I find Bergamot Essential Oil?

Visit one of our Lavender Boutique locations to add this fantastic oil to your collection! neōb Lavender is committed to the quality and purity of each bottle of oil. 

Cautions

  • Bergamot essential oil is non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitizing 
  • Safe for most skin types
  • Avoid strong sunlight if using oil on skin, may cause phototoxicity. 
  • Store bergamot oil properly in cool dark place and in dark bottles. If essential oil is exposed to sunlight it can become toxic. 

Further Information

Looking to build your knowledge of Essential Oils, check out our article on Essential Oil Foundations. Learn and grow with neōb Lavender. 

Essential oils are highly concentrated and potent. Prior to use consult a Healthcare Professional especially if pregnant, nursing, taking medication or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children and animals. Keep away from sensitive skin areas such as eyes, ears and mucus membranes. 

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