Essential Oil Characteristics
The Bergamot essential oil is greenish-yellow in complexion with a fresh, sweet-fruity odor with a hint of spicy-balsamic undertone.
Upon ageing, the essential oil turns into a brownish-olive oil color.
Bergamot essential oil blends well with neroli, lavender, jasmine, cypress, lemon, geranium, chamomile, coriander, juniper, and violet.
Bergamot essential oil has a thin consistency.
The Bergamot essential oil is known to have over 300 compounds, mainly consisting of 30-60% of linalyl acetate, 11-22% of linalool and other alcohols, terpenes, alkanes, sesquiterpenes and furocoumarins including 0.30-0.39% of bergapten.
The Bergamot essential oil has a citrus spice aroma with a high floral note.
Perfumery Note: Top
Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium
Botanical Name and Family
Botanical Name: Citrus Bergamia
Synonyms: Citrus Aurantium Subsp. Bergamia
Serving Size: 1 Drop
Servings Per Container: 250
Amount Per Serving: % DV*
Daily Value (DV) not established
Bergamot Peel: 60 mg