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Bergamot essential oil

December 15, 2020 0 Comments

Citrus bergamia

Botanical Properties

Origin and history

In Turkey, the word bergamot means "queen of pears". Coming from India or China, its origins are not very precise. Its culture is today concentrated in the far west of Italy, Calabria.

Organoleptic properties

Appearance: liquid

Color: greenish yellow or colorless

Odor: refreshing, fruity, subtle citrine, herbaceous

Distilled parts: Cold expression of the pericarp (rind, zest) of the fruit.

Country of origin: Italy

Density: 0.860 - 0.880


Main biochemical constituents: Linalyl acetate, limonene, linalool.

Allergenic molecules naturally present in this essential oil: Citral, Geraniol, Limonene Linalool.

Certain natural compounds contained in this essential oil may present an allergy risk in some people. To measure your tolerance, always do an application test in the crease of the elbow before using in your mixes.


The essential oil of organic bergamot is a powerful antibacterial, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, digestive, calming and tonic at the same time.
With anxiolytic and neurosedative properties, it is recommended for all pathologies linked to stress and anxiety.
Regenerating and toning the skin, it will make an excellent beauty partner.


The essential oil of organic bergamot is recommended in case of sore throats, fever, nervous tension, anxiety.

It is used in the treatment of dermatoses, acne, eczema, pruritus and wounds.
It has both tonic and soothing properties on the digestive and nervous system.


Consult a physician before any therapeutic use or oral treatment.

Oral use: 2 drops / day of organic bergamot essential oil, with a little honey or on a pastille to place under the tongue, for digestive and nervous problems.

On the skin: Mix 5 drops of bergamot essential oil in 100 ml of organic argan vegetable oil, use this composition against seborrhea.
Be careful, bergamot essential oil is photosensitizing. Do not apply to the skin before any sun exposure.

In diffusion: It will bring a sensation of sanitation and freshness with invigorating fruity notes.

Possible synergies

Stress, Anxiety: True Lavender
Psychic tonic: Sandalwood

Energetic values ​​and synergies

Linked to the solar chakra Manipura: solar plexus, its color is yellow, its element is fire.

Bergamot essential oil releases tension, restores vitality and balances emotions.

In synergy: With juniper for its vibratory properties on the mind.

Energy shock: Mix 5 drops of bergamot essential oil in 50 ml of organic apricot kernel vegetable oil, massage the solar plexus or on the temples.


Flammable. Oral use on medical advice. Keep out of the reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. Not recommended for children under 3 and pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not apply to the skin before sun exposure.


The information given on essential oils through this website is provided for informational purposes. They can in no way replace the advice given by a doctor.

For any therapeutic use, or if you would like more information about essential oils, please contact a professional.

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