Bergamot Essential Oil
FEATURES & BENEFITS
- May help calm everyday skin irritations
- May reduce the appearance of blemishes
- Has skin-cleansing properties
*Bergamot can cause photosensitivity; do not apply it before going into direct sunlight.
- May help relieve tension during times of occasional stress
- Has a citrus aroma with a floral hint
- Linalyl acetate
Citrus aurantium bergamia† (Bergamot) peel oil
†100% pure, therapeutic-grade essential oil
- Upgrade your skin care routine by adding a drop of Bergamot to your favorite shampoos, soaps, serums, and cleansers.
- Add it to your favorite nighttime moisturizer for an uplifting scent and to reduce the appearance of blemishes.
- Create a signature perfume by mixing Bergamot with a floral middle note, like Jasmine or Geranium, and a musky base note, like Cedarwood, Patchouli, or Frankincense.
- Diffuse Bergamot at home, in the classroom, or while working to create an uplifting, positive environment.
WHERE TO DIFFUSE
- Turn a lazy afternoon into uplifted relaxation with a bright, sweet aroma wafting from your diffuser.
- Invite calm into your classroom with this happy scent.
- Help boost positivity around the office with this uplifting citrus aroma.
Bergamot has a unique citrus aroma with a distinctively spicy floral hint and a woodsy backdrop. The sweet-smelling top note can be worked into your favorite relaxation rituals to help relieve tension during times of occasional stress.
Topical: Dilute 1 drop with 1 drop of V-6™ Vegetable Oil Complex or olive oil and apply to desired area as needed.
Aromatic: Diffuse 1-3 times daily.
Storage: Keep in a cool, dark place.
CAUTIONS: Keep out of reach of children. For external use only. Keep away from eyes and mucous membranes. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a health care professional prior to use. May cause photosensitivity. Avoid direct sunlight or UV rays for up to 48 hours after applying product.
Get to Know
Bergamot is cultivated primarily in the southern coast of Italy and has been used in the Middle East for hundreds of years as a flavoring, perfume, and addition to moisturizers and cosmetics. An orange-shaped citrus fruit the color of a lime, bergamot has a sharp, sweet, earthy scent profile and includes the naturally occurring constituents limonene, linalool, and beta-pinene. Bergamot oil is obtained by cold pressing the bumpy, green rind of the fruit. It is an important ingredient in many Young Living products, including Dragon Time™ Bath & Shower Gel and Progessence Plus™ serum. Bergamot can cause photosensitivity and should be avoided before going into direct sunlight.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Citrus aurantium bergamia
BOTANICAL FAMILY: Rutaceae
REGIONS FOUND: Italy and Morocco
PLANT PART USED: Rind
EXTRACTION METHOD: Cold pressed or vacuum distilled
YL REGION: Most Young Living Bergamot essential oil comes from Italy.
Bergamot essential oil joined the Young Living family in 1994.
Cold pressed from the fresh bergamot fruit that gives Earl Grey tea its distinctive flavor, Bergamot Vitality™ essential oil has a fresh, complex citrus taste that makes it the perfect addition to many summer dishes. With a distinctly tart finish, it can also liven up sugarless baked goods. The taste of the Bergamot Vitality is somewhere between a sour orange and lemon, making it a distinctive, zesty addition to seafood recipes.
Bergamot Vitality Essential Oil Uses:
- Add 1–2 drops of Bergamot Vitality to a vegetarian gel capsule and take as a dietary supplement as needed.
- Several times during grilling, brush seafood with olive oil infused with a few drops of Bergamot Vitality.
- In baked goods recipes that call for citrus zest, add an unexpected twist by stirring in a drop of Bergamot Vitality for every teaspoon of zest.
- Add 1–2 drops of Bergamot Vitality to a natural sweetener and drizzle the mixture over muffins and tarts.