Bergamot essential oil is one such oil that has been gaining popularity in recent years due to its numerous health benefits.
What is Bergamot Essential Oil?
Bergamot essential oil is derived from the peel of the bergamot orange (Citrus Bergamia), which is a small, fragrant citrus fruit that grows mainly in Italy. The oil is extracted through a process called cold-pressing, which involves using mechanical pressure to extract the oil from the peel. The resulting oil is yellow-green in colour and has a fresh, citrusy, and slightly floral scent.
Benefits of Bergamot Essential Oil for Skin:
- Helps to Control Oil Production.
- Improves Skin Tone and Promotes Healthy Skin.
Benefits of Bergamot Essential Oil for Emotional Wellbeing:
- Boosts Mood.
- Reduces Stress and Anxiety.
- Promotes Better Sleep.
How to Use Bergamot Essential Oil:
- Aromatherapy. Add a few drops of bergamot essential oil to a diffuser or vaporiser and inhale the aroma. This can help promote feelings of relaxation and wellbeing. Try our All-Day Energy Essential Oil Blend to improve your mental focus and boost your energy.
- Topical Application. Dilute a few drops of Peaceful Sleep Essential Oil Blend in a carrier oil such as coconut oil or jojoba oil and apply it to the skin. This can help control oil production, promote healthy skin, and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
- Bath. Add a few spoons our natural, bergamot infused Soothing & Hydrating Bath Salts to your bathwater and soak for 15-20 minutes. This can help promote relaxation and reduce stress and anxiety.
Precautions: Bergamot essential oil is generally safe for topical use when diluted properly. However, it can cause skin sensitivity and phototoxicity when used undiluted or in high concentrations.
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