Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Bergamot

Bergamot oranges
Bergamot (Citrus bergamia)

Bergamot oil comes from the rind of bergamot oranges, the fruit of Citrus aurantium (also known as Citrus bergamia) trees. It has a sweet citrus scent. It has an antiseptic and uplifting effect.

PropertiesEdit

 
Citrus bergamia essential oil

DigestiveEdit

Reduces flatulence and improves the appetite.

EmotionalEdit

Soothes stress, anxiety and depression.

SkinEdit

Helps acne, oily skin, eczema, psoriasis and minor wounds.

CautionEdit

  • Don't use bergamot oil during pregnancy.
  • Don't expose the skin to sunlight after using bergamot oil.