Bergamot (FCF)

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  1. Botanical name: Citrus Bergamia
  2. Family: Rutaceae
  3. Origin: Calabria in southern Italy
  4. Characteristics: The oil is a light greenish yellow liquid with an uplifting citrus aroma, yet fruity, sweet and balsamic overtones.
  5. Blend well with: Jasmine, Frankincense, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Ylang-Ylang, Chamomile, Neroli, Cypress, Juniper, Black pepper, clary-sage, Citrus, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Vetiver
  6. Common Uses:
  • It is a valuable antiseptic for urinary tract and infections and inflammation such as cystitis.
  • Bergamot oil may be used as an inhalation for respiratory tract infections such as tonsillitis, bronchitis
  • Combined with tea tree it is used as a treatment for cold sored, chicken pox and shingles.
  • It is useful in relieving colic, flatulence and indigestion. Bergamot is excellent to restore the stomach and liver and awaken the appetite.
  • Its sedative and yet uplifting characteristics make it an ideal oil to use for anxiety, depression and nervous tension.
  • Bergamot cooling and refreshing quality is also good to soothe anger and frustration.7. Precautions:
  • DO NOT exposure to sunlight, if this oil is used on the sensitive skin It can cause burns and skin pigmentation
  • The high content of bergaptene (Furocoumarin) can cause photo-toxicity
  • Bergamot FCF (Furocoumarin Free) can be used on skin care with less than 1% dilution rate but it is still advisable to keep skin out of the sun.