BERGAMOT Pure Essential Oil 8ml
Origin source of In Essence Bergamot
Origin: Calabria, Italy
Characteristics: 4-8m evergreen plant
Aroma: Fresh sweet-fruity, subtle spicy-balsamic undertone
Extraction Method: Cold-pressed
The very ‘toe’ of Italy’s famed boot, the region of Calabria famous for its citrus fruit where 90% of the world’s Bergamot is grown is where In Essence sources the very best Bergamot (citrus aurantium var bergamia).
The peel from this unripe fruit ( smaller than a grapefruit) is cold-pressed to produce a olive-green coloured oil.
In Essence Bergamot is produced by a family business who has been growing and harvesting citrus in this region for over a hundred years and who still harvest their entire crop by hand. They are deeply committed to supporting and protecting their traditional harvest and extraction methodsof this high quality, sustainable citrus fruit.
Traditionally used in aromatherapy to assist in the temporary relief of:
- Mood swings
Is Bergamot safe to use for infants?
Yes, 1 drop of Begamot may be vaporised well away from the cot after 3 months
Is Bergamot safe to use during pregnancy?
Yes, 3 drops of Begamot may be vaporised after the first trimester
Is Bergamot safe to use on my skin?
Yes, Bergamot may be massaged onto the skin once diluted in carrier oil. To create a massage blend, add 6 drops of Bergamot into 12ml of massage base oil.