Bergamot essential oil

Bergamot essential oil

Scientific Name: Citrus Aurantium var Bergamia

Family: Rutaceae

Origin: Italy


breathe me: de-stress, unwind, energy, mood-boost

breathe pure: french bouquet

gemfleur: de-stress+, energy+

bath salts: de-stress


Fresh, citrus, sweet, light, warm, slightly spicy-floral, green undertone.

Key Qualities:

Reviving, refreshing, calming, soothing, uplifting, sedative, regulating, balancing, anti-depressant.

Primary Constituents:

Limonene, Linalyl acetate, Linalool, alpha-Pinene, Coumarins.

Traditional Aromatherapy use:

Bergamot has a refreshing and uplifting quality and it comes with a wide variety of uses. It’s well known as the green citrusy flavor added to Earl Grey tea. High in limonene, it is an excellent immunostimulant. It shows anti-microbial action towards drug-resistant bacteria as well as foodborne germs. It also has anti-inflammatory benefits for the skin. It’s aromatic properties garner a broad appeal for all genders and ages. It has been shown to have calming effects on the nervous system with potential to decrease blood pressure, heart rate and cortisol levels.

Skin care: acne, boils, cold sores, eczema, insect bites, oily complexion, psoriasis, scabies, spots varicose ulcers, wounds.

Respiratory system: halitosis, mouth infections, sore throat, tonsilitis.

Digestive system: flatulence, loss of appetite.

Genitourinary system: cystitis, leukorrhea, thrush.

Immune system: Colds, fever, flu, infectious disease.

Nervous system: anxiety, depression, stress-related conditions.

Safety Precaution – photosynthesizing

Research on Bergamot (Citrus bergamia):

Protective effects of an extract from Citrus bergamia against inflammatory injury in interferon-γ and histamine exposed human keratinocytes. (inflammatory diseases of the skin)

The effect of lemon, orange and bergamot essential oils and their components on the survival of Campylobacter jejuni, Escherichia coli O157, Listeria monocytogenes, Bacillus cereus and Staphylococcus aureus in vitro and in food systems. (bergamot is exceptional at destroying these pathogens that cause food poisoning)

Aromatherapy Benefits Autonomic Nervous System Regulation for Elementary School Faculty in Taiwan.( significant decreases in blood pressure, heart rate)

Effects of aroma hand massage on pain, state anxiety and depression in hospice patients with terminal cancer.

The effects of the inhalation method using essential oils on blood pressure and stress responses of clients with essential hypertension.

Mechanisms Underlying the Anti-Tumoral Effects of Citrus bergamia Juice

High quality bergamot oil from Greece: Chemical analysis using chiral gas chromatography and larvicidal activity against the West Nile virus vector.

Cell signaling pathways in the mechanisms of neuroprotection afforded by bergamot essential oil against NMDA-induced cell death in vitro.

Acute effects of bergamot oil on anxiety-related behaviour and corticosterone level in rats.

Disclaimer :

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General Safety Information: Do not take any essential oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. (Please note that all Nectar Essences, Breathe Me personal remedies have been diluted for your safety). Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use essential oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest of oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an essential oil that you’ve never used before. For very in-depth information on essential oils safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand and Tong Balacs.