Bergamot is most famous for giving flavour to Earl Grey teas. Rich, sweet, fruity - almost everyone loves the scent of Bergamot, making it a good choice for diffusing in an office, shop, or other busy spaces. In aromatherapy, Bergamot is considered useful for depression and anxiety . It is calming, helping to soothe stress and nerves.
Species: citrus bergamia
Country of origin: Italy
GC/MS tested for quality and purity
How to use our pure bergamot essential oil
Massage oil or rollerball: 1-2% dilution - 5-10 drops/ 30mL of carrier oil such as fractionated coconut, sunflower, etc. Apply to chest, back, under nose, temples.
Inhaler: 5-10 drops in inhaler, inhale through the nose deeply
Diffuser: 5-6 drops in water
Baths: add 2-5 drops into tsp of a carrier oil.
Lotion or shampoo: add 15-20 drops /60mL of unscented base/lotion.
TIP: To extend the shelf life of citrus essential oils, keep refrigerated.
Essential oils that blend well with bergamot
Other citrus oils
Safety and drug interactions: Phototoxic - avoid sunlight exposure after using on skin. Cautions: Bergaptene, one of its components can becomes phototoxic if exposed to sunlight. The oil should always be stored in cool area. Interactions: Do not use with any of the following drugs that cause photosensitivity: amitriptyline (Elavil), Ciprofloxacin (Cipro), norfloxacin (Noroxin), lomefloxacin (Maxaquin), ofloxacin (Floxin), levofloxacin (Levaquin), sparfloxacin (Zagam), gatifloxacin (Tequin), moxifloxacin (Avelox), trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (Septra), tetracycline, methoxsalen (8-methoxypsoralen, 8-MOP, Oxsoralen), and Trioxsalen (Trisoralen)