Bergamot

Citrus aurantium ssp. bergamia

Bergamot

Citrus aurantium ssp. bergamia

Fresh peel

Relaxation / stress / sleep | Relaxation / stress / sleep

The essential oil of bergamot is an indispensable aid for insomnia and also ideal as a sedative. Furthermore, it has a powerful effect, whether used separately or in synergy, on emotional well-being and a positive mood. External use should be limited to the evenings, due to its phototoxic characteristics. The traditional belief that bergamot can be used to tan faster is therefore not recommended. Bergamot oil combines well with other citrus oils, true lavender and ylang ylang.

Chemotype: bergapten, limonene, linalyl acetate

Content: 10 ml

Product info

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User manual

Skin: massage, bath: 1 to 2 drops per 10 ml of vegetable oil. Contains naturally d-limonene, linalool, citral, geraniol Diffusion: 5 to 10 drops according to your personal preference and the size of the room.

Equivalent: 1 ml = 876 mg = ± 35 drops

External use

Product info

  • Origin: Italy
  • Extraction: cold-pressed
  • Fragrance: characteristic, pleasant, fresh
  • Appearance: bright yellow to dark green liquid, sometimes with solid sediment
  • Yield: on average 0,48%

Ingredients: Citrus aurantium ssp. bergamia* (100%). *organic culture

Mean values of the main components:

d-limonene 34-52%
linalyl acetate 22-34%
linalool 3-16%
γ-terpinene 7-12%
bergaptene 0.1-0.3%

Essential oils are the fragrant, volatile constituents of plants, flowers, fruits, etc. Oak Organic essential oils are 100% pure, natural and botanically and biochemically defined.

Oak Bergamot recipe picture

For a relaxing bath oil before going to bed

  • 3 drop Bergamot EO 
  • 2 drop True lavender EO 
  • 1 drop Orange EO 

Add to 10 ml (1 tablespoon) of the vegetable oil of your choice.

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