Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) is a subspecies of bitter orange. It is a greenish-yellow light fluid that changes color to olive-brown over time. The aroma of the oil is citrus, smoky-bitter, tart, with a slightly light spicy tone, top sweetish note.
Bergamot gives calm and composure, is an excellent tool against depression, anxiety and insecurity. Great for creative people, because it awakens the imagination, stimulates imagination.
It brightens, enhances the brightness of the aura, neutralizes the aggressive energy of the crowd.
Good combines with myrtle, juniper, basil, geranium, jasmine, cardamom, cypress, lavender, melissa, ylang-ylang, mimosa, coriander, nutmeg, chamomile, sandalwood.
Therapeutic effect of bergamot oil
Undoubtedly bergamot oil use for female skin. It tightens pores, whitens the skin, eliminates cellulite, relieves irritation. Bergamot can be used to normalize the secretion of the sebaceous and sweat glands in oily areas of the skin, as well as to eliminate inflammation and irritation of the skin, psoriasis, eczema. However, it increases the sensitivity of the skin to the sun, so it is not recommended to apply before sunbathing. It is phototoxic, therefore it should be protected from sunlight.
It is an essential oil with good antiseptic properties, which are enhanced in combination with sage and eucalyptus oils, providing analgesic, antispasmodic and choleretic effect, as well as bergamot thins blood and lowers cholesterol.
Bergamot essential oil is beneficial for our hair. It helps to eliminate dandruff and restore loose, dry, damaged hair.
The aroma of bergamot is an aphrodisiac, therefore, it can be used if you want to create an atmosphere of sensuality and romance. At the same time, oil has a paradoxical property - in men and women, it stimulates sexual initiation, but does not have such an effect on children - it helps them focus on their studies and creative work.
Bergamot oil: application
Bergamot oil has a tonic effect. It is a powerful antiviral, effective for coughing. It can be used as antipyretic, making a cold compress on the calves: 15 drops per 200 g of water.
Bergamot stimulates digestion:You can add 1-2 drops with honey, butter or jam 2 times a day.
Recommended use and dosage:
- for aroma discharger: 3-7 drops per 15 sq.m.,
- for a bath: 4-7 drops,
- for massage: 3-7 drops per 15 g of transport (base) oil.
- if you need to enrich cosmetics, then add from one to 5 drops,
- for wine and dry tea: 5-7 drops,
- for aromamedalona: 1-2 drops.
Each essential oil is unique, and bergamot as well. Perhaps you like his scent and the effect that he has. Be healthy and beautiful!