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Bergamot Essential Oil

Bergamot Essential Oil (Citrus Bergamia)

$21.50 USD15 ml

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The properties in Bergamot oil are known for their ability to work as an antidepressant and stimulant, creating a refreshing and joyful feeling. They do this by improving blood flow and stimulating your “happy” hormones. Amazingly, it is known to be a sedative as well, used to calm frazzled nerves, sleeplessness, and other troubles. Bergamot oil also is known to be used as an antibiotic and disinfectant, stopping harmful infections by inhibiting the growth of germs and viruses.

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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.

Principal Constituents

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.

Scent Profile

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

Family: Rutaceae

Synonyms: Citrus Aurantium Subsp. Bergamia

Supplemental Facts

Serving Size: 1 Drop

Servings Per Container: 250

Amount Per Serving: % DV*

Daily Value (DV) not established

Bergamot Peel: 60 mg

Country of Origin

Bergamot essential oil is native to tropical Asia but is now extensively cultivated in Calabria in southern Italy and is commercially grown in the Ivory Coast.

History of Essential Oil

The essential oil Bergamot was named after the Italian city of Bergamot in Lombardy, where the oil was first sold. The essential oil has been traditionally used in Italian folk medicine for countless years. The oil was predominately used to remedy fever, malaria, and worms.

Bergamot essential oil has been shown to have a wide array of applications for mouth, respiratory, skin and urinary tract infections.

Safety Data

Bergamot essential oil is Non-Toxic, Non-Irritant. May cause photo-sensitivity, therefore do not use before exposure to sunlight. Oil may cause irritation of skin in concentrated dosages, therefore it is important to dilute the oil before applying to skin.

Do not use in cases of liver problems. Do not use when pregnant or nursing.

 

Harvesting

The essential oil is cultivated, harvested and extracted from Italy.

The Bergamot essential oil is extracted from the peels of the fruit.

The essential oil is 100% pure & natural. Meaning, the essential oil comes from plants that are free from any kind of dilutions, chemicals or pesticides usage.

The extraction and harvesting methods focus on sustainability of the natural ecosystem, ensuring that the balance between human needs and nature’s bounty can coexist in harmony. We ensure that every essential oil sent to our customers are in its purest and natural form.

Method of Extraction

The Bergamot essential oil is extracted via Cold Compress from the peel of the fruit.

In this method, the peel of the fruit is penetrated while rolling over a trough. The tiny pouches which contain the essential oil is pierced and the whole fruit is pressed to squeeze the juice & the essential oil from the pulp. The essential oil rises to the surface of the juice that is extracted from the fruit.

The essential oil is extracted from the juice via centrifugation process. Please note that the essential oil produced from this method have a short life span after which, the quality of the oil begins to deteriorate.

 

Cemistry Testing

Using industry best practices, the Bergamot essential oil is tested with a Gas Chromotographic Spectrometer to ensure that correct beneficial compounds are at the essential levels required for a true therapeutic effect.

The essential oils must go through a meticulous quality assurance test to ensure that the essential oil has the right aroma, color and viscosity.

We only sell essential oils when they have met the required purity levels for therapeutic use.

Certifications

100% Pure and Natural: The plants are grown and processed to ensure they achieve industry leading purity levels and are 100% natural.

100% Pesticide-Free: Grown and harvested without use of harmful pesticides.

100% Pure: The therapeutic grade Bergamot essential oil contains no chemicals or dilutions.

View Certificate of Analysis for Bergamot

Aromatherapy Home Use:

Bergamot essential oil is extensively used as a fragrance and fixative in cosmetics, suntan lotions, toiletries and perfumes. The oil has been widely applied in major food categories and beverages, most notably, Earl Grey tea.

Bergamot has been used as an anti-depressant, analgesic, anthelmintic, antiseptic (genito-urinary,  pulmonary), antitoxic, antispasmodic, carminative, diuretic, digestive, deodorant, febrifuge, parasiticide, laxative, rubefacient, stomachic, stimulant, tonic, vermifuge, and vulnerary.

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Disclaimer

All information contained within this site is for reference purposes only and are not intended to substitute the advice given by a pharmacist, physician, or any other licensed health-care professional. Apollen products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any health condition or disease.

Never use an essential oil undiluted unless advised by your health care provider and certified aromatherapist. Keep essential oils away from infants, children, and all pets.

While some of Apollen’s essential oils are medical food grade, we do not advise the use of essential oils for internal use unless they are prescribed by your health care provider and certified aromatherapist. Only your health care provider and certified aromatherapist can prescribe the proper dosage and usage. Please check with your health care professional and certified aromatherapist before ingesting any essential oils.

Additional Information

Weight 0.359 kg
Dimensions 16 x 12 x 6 cm

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