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Bergamot and Aromatherapy for Relaxation

Bergamot essential oil is used in aromatherapy

It is important to realize that the bergamot fruit and flower shown above are unrelated to each other. The flower and leaves can be used for potpourri and they have some medicinal qualities, but aromatherapy focuses on the oil extracted from the fruit.

Oil from the bergamot orange, a Mediterranean citrus fruit, can be used to flavour tea (Earl Grey comes to mind). The aromatic oil comes from the peel of the orange and it can help you relax in the comfort of your home.

If you are wondering "How does aromatherapy work?", find out here.

Here are some facts about this essential oil:

Botanical Name
Citrus bergamia
Extraction Method
Cold Expression (Cold Pressed) or Steam Distilled
Essential Oil Colour
Gold with a Green Tinge
Top note, and medium initial strength, it has a sweet and spicy, fresh citrus aroma with a hint of floral scent.
Important Constituents
Limonene, Linalyl Acetate, Linalool, Bergaptene

How Can You Use This Herb?

Because of the elevated phototoxicity of this essential oil, DO NOT apply this oil directly to the skin without being diluted in a carrier oil first. An estimate of 5-30 drops of essential oil per 1 oz of carrier oil is suggested. Make sure to read the important safety note below.

Where Can You Find This Essential Oil?

Here is one online aromatherapy supplier that I recommend:

Candle Bay's Aromatherapy Essential Oils - Bergamot

You can also find this oil from your local aromatherapy retail store. The retailer associated with the previous link sells bergamot essential oil in 0.33 oz bottles.

If you opt for another retailer, this essential oil also comes in 1/8, 1/4, 1/2 or 1 oz bottles and can be found in major drugstores and specialized stores. Many internet-based aromatherapy companies carry this essential oil in larger sizes as well.

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IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTE: Use bergamot oil sparingly with caution. Because of its high phototoxicity, do not use on skin 24 hours prior to sunlight/tanning exposure. This oil may also prevent intestinal absorption of potassium. Pregnant women, or people with health problems should not take this essential oil before consulting a specialist. Undiluted oils should never be applied onto the skin. Do not take any oils internally without consultation from a qualified professional aromatherapy practitioner. Consult a professional aromatherapy practitioner prior to using this oil to treat children.
Note: The information contained on this site is for educational purposes only and does not replace the advice of a physician and/or other health specialist. Precautions must be taken to ensure aromatherapy does not conflict with existing medical conditions.