Bergamot essential oil has similar properties to other citrus essential oils. It is known for its digestive properties: antispasmodic, carminative, laxative, but also for its calming, sleepy, soothing and balancing properties.
- Bergamot is the mixture of a bitter orange and a lime.
- Bergamot peel is used to flavour the famous Earl Grey tea.
- It is extracted from the peel, it takes about 100 kg for 500 g of essential oil.
This very acidic fruit is a citrus fruit and its oil is therefore sensitive to light. Known as an antibacterial, antiseptic, stimulating, skin regenerating oil, this oil is used for digestive disorders, but also for skin problems such as acne, tissue weakness.
- Helps with colds, sore throat, sore throat and colds
- Helps to combat indigestion
- Stimulates appetite
- Tones the tissue
- Helps fight acne
- Helps fight fungal infections
- Eczema care
- Helps fight greasy hair
- Hunger suppressant
Sleep and energy
- Helps combat nervousness
- Calming, sedative at high doses
- Toning at low doses
- Sleep aid
- Disinfecting effect in household products
Recommended dosage (according to current European regulations):
- Cooking: 1 to 2 drops per 2 kg or per 2 litres of preparation.
- Internal use: yes
- Dermal use: dilute with vegetable oil
- Diffusion: yes
- Inhalation: yes
- A few drops in your diffuser to purify the air in your home (5 to 10min/h)
- 10 drops in 10 ml of alcohol at 70° in a massage under the armpits or on the feet against sweating
- 1 drop in a glass of water in your gargle (without swallowing) to keep your breath comfortable
- 2 drops in your shampoo dose against greasy hair.
- 2 drops on a handkerchief, breathe to fight cravings
- 4 drops of bergamot and 4 drops of grapefruit in 20ml of vegetable oil for massage against stretch marks
- 4 drops in 20ml vegetable oil massaged onto the stomach to aid digestion
- Photosensitising essential oil: do not expose to the sun after use
- Wash your hands before and after using essential oils
- Do not use on pregnant women in the first 3 months of pregnancy
- Breastfeeding women: ask your doctor for advice
- Must not be used on babies and children under 7 years of age
- Do not leave essential oil bottles within reach of children