How to Use
Add (3) three to (4) four drops of the essential oil to the diffuser of your choice
Aroma: sweet, citrus, fruity, warm, floral
Odor strength: middle
Blends well with: Lavender, lemon, black pepper
Bergamot is a citrus fruit familiar to orange but not edible and grown almost exclusively in Italy. The essential oil is expressed from the peel of the almost ripe bergamot fruit.
|Blend Name||Essential Oils Used||Amount of Each Oil||Benefits||Instructions|
|Stress Relief||Bergamot Essential Oil, Lavender, Ylang Ylang||2 drops each||Helps reduce stress and anxiety, promotes relaxation||Add the oils in your diffuser and let it run for 15-20 minutes|
|Citrus Fresh||Bergamot Essential Oil, Lemon, Grapefruit||2 drops each||Boosts mood, creates a refreshing and uplifting atmosphere||Add the oils in your diffuser and let it run for 15-20 minutes|
|Peaceful Sleep||Bergamot Essential Oil, Cedarwood, Chamomile||2 drops each||Promotes restful sleep, helps manage insomnia||Use this blend in your diffuser before bedtime|
|Mental Clarity||Bergamot Essential Oil, Rosemary, Peppermint||2 drops each||Improves focus and clarity, helps with mental fatigue||Use this blend in your diffuser during study or work hours|
|Skin Soothe||Bergamot Essential Oil, Tea Tree, Lavender||2 drops each||Supports healthy skin, reduces signs of inflammation||Diffuse this blend for 15-20 minutes daily|
To reduce skin sensitivity, dilute with It’s Odorless Fractionated Coconut Oil and apply one to two drops on the desired area.
1 drop Essential Oil to 1 drop of Odorless Fractionated Coconut Oil
History, Science & Medical Uses
Bergamot Essential Oil has a long history of use in traditional medicine. It is believed to have originated in Italy, with records showing it was used as a medicinal plant since the 15th century. In time, its usage spread throughout Europe and eventually made its way to the United States. The plant itself belongs to the Citrus bergamia family, and it is most commonly grown in Southern Italy and parts of Calabria and Creta.
The active ingredient in bergamot oil is called bergaptene, which is responsible for its therapeutic properties. In recent years, research into the various uses of bergamot oil has increased dramatically as more studies come out about its potential health benefits. Its antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral properties have been particularly researched, as well as its ability to reduce inflammation. Bergamot oil is also believed to help boost the immune system and improve mental health due to its high content of antioxidants and vitamins A & E.
Bergamot Essential oil is a versatile essential oil with many different medical uses. It is extracted from the fruit of the bergamot orange tree and has a sweet, citrusy scent.
One of the main medical uses of bergamot oil is for its antibacterial and antifungal properties. When applied topically, it can be used to treat skin infections such as athlete’s foot, ringworm, and other fungal issues. It can also be used as an antiseptic for cuts and wounds to prevent infection. Additionally, bergamot oil is known to be an effective insect repellent due to its strong aroma which deters bugs such as mosquitoes and flies.
Another use of bergamot oil is for digestive health. It can help relieve indigestion, bloating, nausea and even reduce symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. Bergamot oil also has antispasmodic properties which can help relax intestinal muscles and reduce cramps caused by gastrointestinal conditions such as colic in infants or adults.
As well as this, it may offer relief from certain respiratory ailments such as bronchitis or asthma when inhaled through diffusers or vaporizers. Bergamot oil may even provide relief from anxiety and stress-related symptoms when massaged into the body or inhaled through aromatherapy treatments.
Bergamot Essential oil is derived from the rind of a citrus fruit called bergamot, found mainly in the Mediterranean and parts of Asia. It has a sweet but strong aroma that is often used in perfumes and cosmetic products. In recent years, Bergamot oil has been studied for its medicinal and health benefits.
The main compounds found in Bergamot oil are limonene, linalool, alpha-pinene, geraniol, nerol, and eugenol which have antiseptic properties that can help treat wounds and infections as well as reduce inflammation. Studies have also found that Bergamot oil can help soothe anxiety and stress levels due to its calming nature. It has also been linked to improved digestion which could be beneficial for those suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Finally, Bergamot oil may help reduce symptoms of depression thanks to its antidepressant qualities.
CAS: 89957-91-5 ; 8007-75-8
Excerpt for Bergamot Oil
|Beverages (ppm)||Ice Cream Ice Etc (ppm)||Candy (ppm)||Baked Goods (ppm)||Gelatins & Puddings (ppm)||Chewing Gum (ppm)||Others (ppm)|
|*BERGAMOT, OIL Citrus auranlium L||8.9||7.9||27||29||90||43||Icings 130.|
Flavoring Extract Manufacturers’ Association average maximum use levels (in ppm) on which the expert panel based its judgments that the substances are generally recognized as safe.
Those substances which appear only on an FDA “White List” are indicated with an asterisk.Essential Guide to FEMA, MIXING & DILUTION (PPM)
Species: Citrus aurantium L. Subsp. Bergamia
Extracted Part: Fruit Peels
|Chemical Name||% (w/w)|
|Linalyl Acetate||≥10; <25|
Aspect @ 20ºc: Clear Mobile Liquid
Colour: Yellow to Green
Odour: Fruitty, Sweet, Citric
Density At 20ºc (g/mL): 0.845 – 0.870
Refractive Index Nd20: 1.4550 – 1.475
Flash Point (ºc): 55