Bergamot fcf Essential Oil

£10.59 £21.23

Bergamot FCF is steam distilled from the peel and is uplifting and cheering. Bergamot FCF is digestive and invigorating and can be used to help prevent apathy.

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Description

Bergamot fcf | Latin Name: Citrus Bergamia | Family: Rutaceae | Extraction: Expression | Plant Part: Tree, Peel

Bergamot fcf Essential Oil is a light green-yellow liquid with a fresh, sweet-fruity with a slightly spicy balsamic undertone.

A fifteen-foot tree with long green leaves and white flowers. The fruit is pear-shaped but pitted like small oranges and the trees look is very similar to an orange tree. The Bergamot tree is the most delicate of all citrus plants demanding a special climate and soil. Very different chemically from the other expressed essential oils from this family, it is rich in esters and alcohols.

Blends

Blends well with: Chamomile, Coriander, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Juniper, Jasmine, Lavender, Ylang Ylang, Lemon, Marjoram, Neroli, Palmarosa and Patchouli.

Bergamot is a TOP note – Essential Oil Notes & Odours

Properties

Bergamot FCF is an analgesic, antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, cicatrisant, cordial, deodorant, digestive, expectorant, febrifuge, insecticide, stomachic, tonic, vermifuge and vulnerary.

Bergamot is very different chemically from the other expressed essential oils from this family.  It is rich in esters and alcohols and is similar to lavender in that it is excellent for eczema and psoriasis.  Bergamot is used for stress, digestive problems, infectious wounds, herpes, agitation and loss of appetite, as well as being synergistic with lavender for helping to heal and regenerate burned skin.

Essential Oil Properties & Meanings

 

Herbal & Folk Tradition

Named after the city Bergamo in Lombardy, where the oil was first sold. It has been used in Italian folk medicine for years mainly for fever and worms. Bergamot is known to have a wide variety of applications.

Safety Data & MSDS

Strong sunlight to be avoided after use as it increases the photosensitivity of the skin. This is due to the chemical Bergaptene which will help with tanning but not from burning. Bergamot may also irritate sensitive skin.

Alcohols (< 60%), esters (< 60%), coumarins (5%).

Bergamot FCF MSDS
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