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Bergamot - Aromatheraphy Essentail Oil
Bergamot can act as a wonderful anti depressant. Bergamot is made from the skin of a citrus fruit that is grown almost exclusively in the southern tip of Italy and a few places in the Mediterranean. The bergamot essential oil is mainly cold pressed. It can be added to tea, or food preparations for a possible lemon like flavour.
Origin of Bergamot
The Bergamot grows in Morocco and West Africa. It mainly found in southern Italy.
Properties of Bergamot oil
It has a sweet, sour, astringent taste. It also acts as antiseptic, antipyretic, antidepressant, vulnerary, antispasmodic, astringent and appetite stimulant. It has rich, sweet-fruity initial odor, followed by a still more characteristic oily-herbaceous and somewhat balsamic body and dryout; the sweetness yields to a more tobacco-like and rich note, somewhat reminiscent of Clary sage and Neryl-acetate.
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Mixes well with: Cypress, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Neroli, lemongrass, all citrus.
Warning: do not apply oil to skin in greater than a .5 to 1% diluted form in base oil.