Organic Bergamot Essential Oil

Use for Stress Relief, Lowering Blood Pressure, Alleviating Pain, Skin Health

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  1. BOTANICAL NAME Citrus bergamia
  3. PARTS USED Peels
  4. EXTRACTION METHOD Cold pressed
  5. COLOR Pale greenish-yellow
  7. AROMA Citrusy, musky, sweet, and tart
  1. Powerful Stress Relief Bergamot essential oil can be an effective adjunct treatment to improve mental health and well‐being. It’s commonly used to lower cortisol levels and promote feelings of calm.
  2. Alleviate Pain Research shows that bergamot oil has anti-inflammatory effects that can help to alleviate pain. To reduce pain, apply diluted oil or oil blend on sore muscles or where you feel tension.
  3. Mood Booster Known to promote uplifting and positive feelings, Bergamot can help with symptoms of depression.
  4. Help Lower Blood Pressure Bergamot helps lower blood pressure and pulse to promote feelings of calm. To help reduce your blood pressure and pulse rate, try diffusing at home or work, or apply diluted oil topically to your temples and abdomen.
  5. Boost Skin Health Bergamot essential oil can be used as an antimicrobial agent to speed the healing of wounds and scars. As a natural cleanser, adding it to any skin care formula helps remove dirt and impurities—no need for potentially dangerous, chemical preservatives.

The History of Bergamot

Bergamot essential oil is named after the Italian city of Bergamo in Lombardy, where the oil was first sold. It was a primary ingredient in one of the first 'eau de cologne' formulas in the beginning of the 18th century, and continues to this day to be found in a number of 'high end' perfumes and colognes. The fragrant oil is also added to black tea to give the world’s most popular scented, flavored tea—Earl Grey—its unique taste.

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PRECAUTIONS Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. If pregnant or lactating, consult your healthcare practitioner before using. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test before using.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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