Spotlight: Try Our Bergamot Essential Oil, Citrus bergamia

bergamot essential oil - Citrus bergamia

Bergamot Essential Oil has such a light, delicate, refreshing scent. This beautiful oil is the product of the bergamot tree, the most delicate of all citrus plants, which demands a special climate and soil.  This make the tree somewhat difficult to grow outside of Italy, though bergamot trees are also grown in France, Côte d’Ivoire, and southern Turkey. The scent of bergamot is somewhat reminiscent of a combination of orange and lemon, with slight floral overtones.

Note:
Bergamot is from the expressed rinds of the fruit.
Petitgrain is from the distillation of the leaves.

Uses

Bergamot Essential Oil is one of the most common perfume ingredients, where it is used as a top note. Its uplifting yet sedative character is wonderful for anxiety, depression, and nervous tension. It has a combined cooling and refreshing quality that may diminish anger and frustration. This oil has been known to regulate the appetite, which may make it useful for sufferers of Anorexia Nervosa. It is also an excellent insect repellant.

The chemical constituents of Bergamot Essential Oil include Linalool, Nerol, Terpinol (Alcohol), Linalyl acetate (Ester), Bergaptene (Lactone), Dipentene, and Limonene (Terpenes).

Blends

We like to blend Bergamot Essential Oil with Chamomile, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Neroli, Patchouli and Ylang Ylang.

Bergamot Essential Oil At SunRose

At SunRose, we offer three options for Bergamot Essential Oil:

Bergamot (Italy) FCF
Bergamot (Italy) FCF (O) NOP
Bergamot (Italy) NOP (O)

For the next week, until 3/8/2017, use coupon code BERGAMOT to save 10% on retail sizes of our Bergamot. We hope you’ll give this oil a try!

Caution: The two FCF oils are furocoumarin-free. Bergamot Essential Oil that is not FCF is considered severely phototoxic and should not be used in the sun. As always be sure to use proper dilution rates for all essential oils.