BERGAMOT BF - ESSENTIAL OIL
Citrus aurantium var. bergamia Grown in Italy
Bergamot Essential Oil is a sweet and citrusy oil used for its uplifting and stimulating qualities. Popular oil found in many perfumes & colognes.
Our Bergamot Oil BF has had the Bergaptene removed (reflected in its lighter colour). Which means it is not photo-toxic.
Process: Cold Pressed Essential Oil
Plant Part: Peels
Note: Top note
Aroma Family: Citrus
Aroma: Bright, sweet, refreshing, and balanced blend of citrus and green aromas with a light floral, bitter undertone.
Black Pepper, Clary Sage, Coriander, Cypress, Eucalypts, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Helichrysum, Jasmine, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Marjoram, Melissa, Neroli, Nutmeg, Orange, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Spikenard, Tea Tree, Vetiver & Ylang Ylang.
"Bergamot oil has a certain fixative effect when used in fairly high concentrations; [it] is used extensively in perfumery for its sweet freshness, particularly in citrus colognes, chypres, fougères, modern fantasy bases, etc."*1
Soothing, cooling effect that acts as an anti-septic, anti-bacterial, anti-depressant, anti-spasmodic, & relaxing, uplifting
Massage blends to promote relaxation; skin care to balance combination & oily skin, as well as soothe dry, itchy skin; essential oil blends to relax & uplift; soaps and candles; & popular in perfume blends.
Do not ingest or apply neat to the skin. If you purchase oil with Bergaptene still included you must be careful of using it in any leave on skin & perfume products as it is phototoxic. When using it in face or body washes, as this is a wash off product there is less likeliness of phototoxicity.
Information on the traditional uses and properties are provided on this site is for educational use only, and is not intended as medical advice. If you have any serious health concerns, you should always check with your health care practitioner before use.
Fresh, Zesty Room Scent
Deodorise & uplift your living spaces with these fresh, sharp, fruity notes.
100ml bottle & atomiser sterilised.
Glass mixing bowl
Small hand whisk or spoon
3 tbsp Vodka
3 tbsp Purified Water
10 drops Lime Essential Oil
7 drops Lemon Essential Oil
6 drops Bergamot Essential Oil
5 drops Mandarin Essential Oil
Mix the Vodka & Essential Oils in a bowl.
Once mixed add the Purified Water.
Transfer to sterilised bottle.
Store in cool dark place or refrigerate.
Keeps up to 6 months.
Shake well before use.
Can use the essential oil combination to a diffuser leaving out water & vodka.
1.Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin, 1960, pp. 91-4.