Botanical Name: C. bergamia
Native To: Southeast Asia. Now widely cultivated in South America and Europe – especially Italy.
Fun Fact: Bergamot was used in the creation of the first commercially available perfume in 1714.
How Oil of Bergamot is Extracted: Expressed from the rind of the ripe and unripe citrus fruit.
Blends Well With: neroli essential oil and lavender.
Bergamot Pure Essential Oil Uses:
Bergamot Oil Properties: promotes clarity.
Caution: Essential oils are extremely concentrated and potent. Most essential oils should be diluted before use, and most are not intended for internal use. For more information, consult an aromatherapy practitioner.