Bergamot (Citrus bergamia)
Colour and Odour: The essential oil is a green colour and has a citrusy and sweet aroma with a light delicate floral hint.
Properties: Antispasmodic, carminative, antiseptic, sedative and uplifting.
Precaution: Bergamot essential oil phototoxic. Do not use before being exposed to strong UV light.
Digestive System- Bergamot can help stimulate appetite and can also help regulate the appetite of compulsive eaters.
Urinary System-Strongly indicated for all urinary tract infections including cystitis and urethritis.
Skin-Useful in treating oily skin, boils and acne. It is also very effective for cold sores.
Emotion-Bergamot’s uplifting and balancing qualities are very useful for treating depression and anxiety. It can encourage a restful, relaxing sleep at night.