Bergamot Essential Oil

Citrus Bergamia Ivory Coast

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Bergamot essential oil has a delightful fresh and young aroma with strong citrus notes and gets sweeter as it evaporates. Used in skincare to clear and cleanse oily or problem skin. It is refreshing, uplifting and cleansing.

Latin Name
Citrus Bergamia
Family
Rutaceae Famiy
Note
Top
Extraction
Essential oil by cold expression of the peel of the partially ripened fruit.
Constituents
Mainly linaly acetate, linalol and other alcohols,sesquiterpenes, terpenes, alkanes and furocoumarins including bergapten.
Origin
Ivory Coast

This tree grows approximately 4 to 5 metres in height with smooth oval leaves and small round yellow fruit.

History

Bergamot essential oil has been used in Italian folk medicine for years, primarily for fevers including Malaria and worms.