Bergamot was named after a town in Italy--Bergamo--where Bergamot oil was first marketed. This citrus oil was most commonly used in Italian folk medicine for fevers and other medicinal purposes for many years.
Benefits: Relief, Calming, Personal Care, Soothing
Aroma: Citrusy, Fruity, Floral, Spicy
GC/MS tested to guarantee safety, efficacy & quality
Every batch of 100% pure Bergamot essential oil is sourced from the best farms. Every batch is GC/MS tested for purity and composition to give you the purest oils on earth. You can trust our unadulterated oils have no added fragrance or fillers. Ever.
Bergamot Essential Oil, Simply Earth
Shelf Life: up to 3 years
Kid Safe: Yes, 2+
Pregnancy Safe: Yes, consult doctor
Breastfeeding Safe: Yes, consult doctor
Cat Safe: No
Dog Safe: Yes
Special Dilution Rate: 5% or less
More Safety Info: This oil is phototoxic. Avoid spending time in direct sunlight or a tanning bed after using this oil topically. This oil may be used at 1-2 drops per ounce of carrier oil (0.4%) without being phototoxic.
Botanical name: Citrus bergamia
Origin: Ivory Coast
Extraction Method: Cold pressed
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Plant Description: Bergamot (evergreen) belongs to the Rutaceae Family, native to the Canary Islands. The tree may grow from 2 - 10 m. tall. Bergamot doesn't grow in the wild, but instead is cultivated. The long branches are covered with spines. The tree yields small pear-shaped fruit which are not edible but are useful for the oil extracted from the peel/rind.
Aroma: Citrus warm floral scent, bright spicy, savory fruity aroma
Color: Light yellowish green to yellowish brown liquid
Blends Well With: Black Pepper, Clary Sage, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Jasmine, Mandarin, Nutmeg, Orange, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Vetiver and Ylang-ylang
Main Constituents: Limonene, linalyl acetate