Bergamot - Essential Oil
Bergamot 100% Pure Essential Oil has a fresh citrus-sweet aroma that makes it a favorite with almost everyone who tries it. Bergamot is the royalty of the citrus family. It is fresh and very uplifting. This is one of the most commonly used citrus essential oils for making natural perfume. This is a great scent to use on an Aromatherapy Necklace or Bracelet.
Botanical Name: Citrus bergamia
Main Constituents: Limonene: 39.67% Linalyl acetate: 27.64% Linalool: 10.81%
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Processing Method: Cold Pressed
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, light yellowish green to yellowish brown liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: The aroma is basically citrus, yet fruity and sweet with a warm spicy floral quality, and is reminiscent of Neroli, giving a middle note of medium strength.
Blends With: Black Pepper, Clary Sage, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Jasmine, Mandarin, Nutmeg, Orange, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Vetiver and Ylang-ylang.
Product Abstract: The Bergamot tree can grow up to four meters high, with star-shaped flowers, and smooth leaves, bearing citrus fruit resembling a cross between an orange and a grapefruit, but in a pear shape. The fruit ripens from green to yellow. The name Bergamot is derived from the city Bergamo in Lombardy where the oil was first sold.
Cautions: Bergamot Essential Oil has phototoxic properties and exposure to the sun must be avoided after application to the skin. DO NOT DRINK essential oils. Dilute before use; may cause skin irritation in some individuals, so a skin test is recommended prior to use. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children. For best results Diffuse or use topically with a carrier oil.
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