Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Bergamot
- Bergamot (Citrus bergamia)
Bergamot oil comes from the rind of bergamot oranges, the fruit of Citrus aurantium (also known as Citrus bergamia) trees. It has a sweet citrus scent. It has an antiseptic and uplifting effect.
Properties[edit | edit source]
Digestive[edit | edit source]
Reduces flatulence and improves the appetite.
Emotional[edit | edit source]
Soothes stress, anxiety and depression.
Skin[edit | edit source]
Caution[edit | edit source]
- Don't use bergamot oil during pregnancy.
- Don't expose the skin to sunlight after using bergamot oil.