Essential Oils

Bergamot Essential Oil (Citrus bergamia)

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bergamot in a diffuserSources:  Ivory Coast, Italy, France, Guinea
Extraction: Cold pressed
Note: Top
Scent:  Citrusy, floral, pear, Earl Grey tea
Key Points:

  • Uplifting and balancing; useful for anxiety, stress and tension
  • Expectorant properties may be useful in respiratory conditions
  • Antiseptic qualities may help to clear the air
  • Insect repellant (and according to Kayla Fioravanti, cat repellant too!)
  • Blends well with many oils

Properties:  antiseptic, antiviral, antibiotic, antispasmodic, antidepressant, sedative, antipyretic, analgesic, expectorant
Uses: Depression, stress, fatigue, tension, infection, insomnia, uplifting, balancing
Cautions: Phototoxic due to presence of furocoumarin.  FCF free versions are available.

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