Bergamot Pure Essential Oil
Bergamot is a type of bitter orange with greenish-yellow skin. Its pulp is too sour to eat, so this uplifting, fruit yielding plant is grown purely for the extraction of essential oil from its peel. Bergamot oil is known as "Natures Prozac" as is one of the most popular aromatherapy oils to help ease work-related stress, over-emotional feelings, depression, tension, and physical and mental agitation. It can also be used when overwork or pressure affects the stomach and digestion. Bergamot has been used in perfumery formulations going back to the sixteenth century. The refreshing and strong citrus fragrance is also used to flavour Earl Grey tea. Mostly used in aromatherapy for its cheering and uplifting qualities, Bergamot is a versatile oil which can also be used in a host of beauty blends and products for the home.
Bergamot essential oil has antiseptic properties that are beneficial for wounds and skin conditions such as acne, eczema and psoriasis. It can also be helpful for oily skin and cold sores.
Bergamot oil is very good for lifting the spirits and treating stress, depression, nervous anxiety, feelings of apathy and work-related tension. It is often recommended when treating the symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder. It also enables to express feelings effectively and realistically.
Bergamot essential oil is one of the best antiseptic aromatherapy oils for treating cystitis, urinary tract infections and bacterial stomach upsets. It can also be beneficial for respiratory problems such as colds, flu and sore throats, and can help to regulate the appetite.