From the fertile land of Tuscany, our Bergamot oil comes with a sunny and cheerful quality that is instantly soothing and uplifting as soon as we open the bottle. Bergamot is a bitter citrus fruit, the oils extracted from the rind carry the zesty yet floral aroma of the bergamot blossom, a sophisticated aroma with innocent powdery notes, an absolute delight!
Having natural antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, Bergamot is cooling and calming for inflamed skin conditions such as acne, eczema and psoriasis. Less is more with bergamot on the skin, use in small dilutions as it being a citrus oil it may irritate the skin, thus having the opposite effect.
For oily skin, bergamot is perfect to remove excess oil and balance sebum production, mix with a couple of drops with a tablespoon of vegetable oil (or honey) and fine sea salt for an effective face scrub.
The uplifting cheery bergamot is the best choice to bring comfort to anyone feeling down or sad, children especially respond very well to bergamot. Remember that this oil represents innocence and joy. Anxiety, anger, frustration and stress can all be eased with a little bergamot. Diffuse bergamot in the home for a refreshing and uplifting mood enhancer.
Traditionally used for centuries in the Mediterranean to strengthen the immune system, relieve the symptoms of colds, flu and bronchitis. Also used to treat mild infections such as sore throats.
Bergamot can also be a great digestive aid, relieving flatulence, colic and all uncomfortable digestive issues. Blend a good digestion oil by adding two drops of bergamot to a tablespoon of vegetable oil and massaging it on the lower back and the abdominal area.