Bergamot

Bergamot

Citrus bergamia is a citrus tree that can reach up to 12 feet. The fruit is a cross between an orange and grapefruit and is known as a primary ingredient in Earl Grey. The oil pressed from it's peel is a soft, floral citrus, that creates an affordable aroma substitution for Neroli.

  • Latin Binomial; Citrus bergamia
  • Country of Origin; Italy
  • Traditional Uses; Acne, boils, cold sores, eczema, insect repellent, insect bites, oily complexion, psoriasis, scabies, spots, varicose ulcers, wounds, halitosis, mouth infections, sore throat, tonsillitis, flatulence, loss of appetite, cystitis, leucorrhea, pruritus, thrush, colds, fever, flu, infectious diseases, anxiety, depression, stress
  • Method of Production; cold expression of the fruit peel
  • Perfume Note; middle
  • Safety; this oil is redistilled to remove Bergaptene, so it is NOT phototoxic; recommend moderate dilution level
  • 10ml / 1/3fl oz