Bergamot oil is extracted from the peels of citrus fruit that grow on bergamot trees through cold press/steam distillation. The origins of the bergamot tree can be drawn from Southeast Asia. It is now grown in various parts of the world but has prominence in southern Italy. It is known for its soothing scent, spicy taste, and a large range of uses.
Blends well with:
Basil oil, German Chamomile oil, Clary sage oil, Clove oil, Lavender oil, Lemon oil, Geranium oil, Palmarosa oil, Patchouli oil, Roman Chamomile oil and Vetiver oil
- Bergamot oil’s distinct and citrusy scent is used in both male and female care products. It can be found in scents, colognes, and make ups. It also has medicinal value. Bergamot essential oil is highly praised for its soothing use as an aromatherapy treatment.
- Bergamot essential oil can also be added to scent homemade candles and air fresheners. You can also swab it in vaporizers to distribute its scent in a room. Many compounds in bergamot oil have antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Bergamot oil is an effective spot treatment for acne.
- You can blend Young Chemist’s bergamot essential oil with a carrier oil to use as a body lotion or for massage.
- You can add 2-5 drops of bergamot essential oil to products such as shampoo, and facial scrubs. Bergamot oil for spot treatment, you have to apply bergamot oil which is mixed with carrier oil directly on the pimples, cysts, and blackheads. Then, leave it overnight. Besides, do not use the treatment during the day or in sunlight. You can also mix the diluted oil into the water.
- Bergamot essential oil is irritating to some people, especially when it is not diluted with carrier oil. Bergamot Essential oils can sometimes cause allergic dermatitis.
- Besides, some individuals experience irritation when applying essential oils to the skin. You should do a skin patch test before using any new essential oil.
- Some symptoms of allergic reaction or sensitivity to bergamot oil may include redness, hives, burning sensation, blisters, and pain.
- Pregnant women and children should consult doctor before using essential oils.
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