Updated: Dec 7, 2017
Bergamot essential oil is primarily known and utilised for its abilities as a natural mood enhancer, bacteria killer, scar minimiser. Bergamot oil can cure headaches, release muscle tension, and even aid digestion.
It is used as an antidepressant, thanks to its properties as a stimulant, known for perking up the senses and elevating a low mood; as a skin healer, used to help fade scars, stretch marks, or even acne scars; as an aid for lowering blood pressure; as a stress reliever, as it stimulates serotonin and dopamine, which in turn make one feel happier, more relaxed, and can promote feelings of mild sedation; as an anti-infectious agent; as a pain reliever, as it is great for things such as muscle soreness, headaches, tension, or aches and sprains; as a natural deodorant; as a digestive aid.
Spirit: Bergamot enables to express feelings effectively and realistically. It relieves feelings of apathy and listlessness.
Contraindications: Bergamot oil must be protected from sunlight, because bergaptene, one of its components, becomes poisonous if exposed to sunlight.
Put a few drops in a diffuser, or apply topically (always diluted in a carrier oil) it works miracles!