Bergamot pure essential oil (Citrus bergamia): antiseptic, antiviral, antimicrobial, anthelmintic, carminative, digestive, laxative.
Obtained by cold pressing of skins.
Chemotype: Limonene, linalyl acetate, Linalool
Biochemical characteristic: monoterpenes (limonene 45%); esters (linalyl acetate 30%); alcohols (linalool 5%).
Good disinfectant for wounds by secondary infections, using few drops on a sterile gauze applied to protect the interested area.
Great for urinary tract infection, cystitis and urethritis.
Bronchopulmonary infections, bacterial or viral.
Oral hygiene, indicated in case of stomatitis.
Has an antispasmodic effect on the digestive tract, it acts against the formation of gas. It promotes proper intestinal activity.
Revitalizing and stimulating, it helps to give vitality to the body and the spirit.
Compresses the calves with the essence of bergamot to lower high fever. Add 8 drops in a bowl of cold water and soak 2 towels with which wrap your calves, cover with a blanket and change the wrapas soon as it will be heated, proceed until the fever will be lowered.
Use in diffusers
Antiseptic and purifying, it is especially indicated in smoking environments, to refresh and scent the air. It helps to remove the smoking habit.
Effects of fragrance
Antidepressant and anti-anxiety, improves mood and brings happiness. It has the ability to alleviate fear, trust in oneself, cheers the spirit. Its sweet scent, fresh and floral makes it very pleasing. In the states of convalescence and physical and psychological exhaustion, invigorates and stimulates, it calms the nerves, tension from stress and anxiety.
Use in cosmetics
Deodorant and anti-inflammatory, suitable for skin care, in the baths and saunas. Poultices for acne and skin impurities. A few drops added to a cream or vegetable oil helps to effectively fight the itching, oily skin, boils, external infections.
It can be used to flavor tea and prepare drinks and desserts.
Warnings and Contraindications
Non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitizing. Do not expose yourself to the sun for 24 hours after it has been applied to the skin because it is phototoxic.