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Bergamot Essential Oil

Bergamot is pressed from the peel and is uplifting and cheering. Bergamot is also invigorating and can be used to help prevent apathy.


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

This Essential oil is a light green-yellow liquid with a fresh, sweet-fruity with a slightly spicy balsamic undertone. On ageing, it turns a brownish olive colour.

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. Native to tropical Asia, cultivated in Calabria in Southern Italy and grown commercially on the Ivory Coast.