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Bergamot Essential Oil

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100% Pure & Natural Bergamot Essential Oil

Botanical Name: citrus bergamia

Bergamot essential oil is one of the many citrus oils. Just inhaling it gives you a feeling of calm with its relaxing and uplifting aroma.

Uses of Bergamot Essential Oil
  • Place a few drops of Bergamot essential oil on a cotton ball and inhale to give your spirits a lift.
  • Use a few drops in a water-based diffuser to freshen the air in your living or work space.
  • Create a spray with 2oz of water and 15 drops of Bergamot for cleaning bath and kitchen surfaces or to freshen the air.
  • Use as an inhalation for opening the heart after grieving.
  • Aroma brings happiness and peace to the spirit.
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History and Background

This oil takes its name from the town of Bergamot in Northern Italy. It's has been used since the 16th Century in France and is mentioned in many old texts.

In Chinese medicine, cool/dry action, wood element, smooths flow of Qi, harmonizes Liver Qi, releases and circulates stagnant Stomach and Intestinal Qi. Psychologically, encourages release of pent-up emotions, especially unexpressed anger, redirects unproductive or addictive behavior to rediscover spontaneity and optimism, relax and let go. Effective when the gate of consciousness/love is opened. Balancer between survival and the higher plane enlightenment. Effective on the 4th chakra, but not as strong as rose.

In magical practices, used to attract money and for protection.

Physical Description

Bergamot oil is light greenish-yellow color with liquid consistency.

Aromatic Description

Aroma is sweet, fruity, fresh, citrus, green, slightly floral with spicy-balsamic undertone.

Biological Makeup and Components

Linalyl acetate (30-60%), linalol (11-22%). Over 300 chemical constitutes including alcohols, sesquiterpenes, terpenes, alkanes, furocourmarins including bergapten (0.3-0.39%).

Extraction Technique

Cold pressed from the peel of almost ripe fruit.

Information for Aromatherapists

Bergamot is a top note that blends well with lavender, neroli, jasmine, cypress, geranium, lemon, chamomile, juniper, coriander, violet. Contained in many perfume blends.

Our Bergamot essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.

  • Can cause hyperpigmentation from sun. Avoid exposure to direct sunlight or sunbed for 12 hours following application of diluted essential oil to skin. Do not use neat on skin, can cause sun spots.
  • Never used undiluted. Can cause skin irritation.
  • For external use only. Do not ingest.
  • If you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, liver issues, or any other serious illness, we strongly suggest you consult a medical professional prior to using Bergamot essential oil.
  • Always keep essential oils out of reach of children
  • Keep this oil tightly closed and in room temperature or cooler spot
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Bergamot Essential Oil

Customer Reviews

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Amanda K.
Wonderful oils

I have used Source Vital’s Bergamot oil for a few years now and it is always of the highest quality. I use it to make bath products and aromatherapy. One of my favorite oils.