Botanical Name: Citrus bergamia
Usage: Dilute at a rate of 0.5-1% for ages 2-10, and 1-3% for ages 10+
Diffuser usage: Diffuse the recommended amount according to your diffuser's manufacturer for 15-30 minutes intervals as needed.
Shelf Life: 3 years
Plant Part: Crude Fruit Peel
Processing Method: Cold Pressed
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, light yellowish green to yellowish brown liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: The aroma is basically citrus, yet fruity and sweet with a warm spicy floral quality, and is reminiscent of Neroli, giving a middle note of medium strength.
Blends With: Black Pepper, Clary Sage, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Jasmine, Mandarin, Nutmeg, Orange, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Vetiver and Ylang-ylang.
Product Abstract: The Bergamot tree can grow up to four meters high, with star-shaped flowers, and smooth leaves, bearing citrus fruit resembling a cross between an orange and a grapefruit but in a pear-shape. The fruit ripens from green to yellow. The name Bergamot is derived from the city Bergamo in Lombardy where the oil was first sold.
Common Uses: Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Digestion, Flatulence, Antiseptic
Metaphysical: Chakras- Solar Plexus, Heart, Throat. Element- Fire.
Cautions: Bergamot Essential Oil has phototoxic properties and exposure to the sun or tanning beds must be avoided after application to the skin. Due to the presence of bergaptene in this oil, please consult a physician prior to using it. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided. Essential Oils are concentrated essences from plants, and should always be diluted before application to the skin to avoid irritation. We do not promote or encourage the use of Essential Oils internally but more for their aromatic and topical benefits. Ensure that you are aware of the contraindications of the oils that you are using and consult with your doctor or a certified aromatherapist if you have health concerns or questions.
Store in a cool dark place.
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