Bergamot, considered an Italian wonder, reasons being many, and the main being its properties, and whole and wise benefits…
Bergamot can be found in Italy, Morocco and the Ivory Coast, and originated in Asia. It is named after the city where it was first cultivated, Bergamo in Lombardo, Italy. This is where the oil was first sold.
The very first known account of Bergamot oil as a fragrance traces to 1714, where it was found in the Farina Archive in cologne. The twisted history of 4711 eau de cologne dates back to the 18th century when Johann Maria Farina (1685-1766) relocated from Italy to Cologne where he began to manufacture and sell an “eau de cologne” that acquired a wide reputation.
And is the oil that gives Earl Grey Tea its fantastic and unique flavor!
In Voodoo, it is thought to ward off evil and danger.
Bergamot is a small tree with long, oval green leaves with white flowers. The bergamot bears a small round fruit that is yellow when ripe. Bergamot’s essential oil is extracted by cold expression from the fruit peel. It has a spicy, delicate scent that is light and refreshing while offering a multitude of powerful benefits. It is actually one of the most extraordinary and fascinating essential oils that exist. It’s multitude of health benefits, uses, and properties are extensive and remarkable. Bergamot fruits are harvested specifically in order to extract its essential oils. 100 Bergamot oranges will yield on average around three ounces or 85 grams of bergamot oil.
Properties: Anti-Depressant, Antispasmodic, Analgesic, Calming, Deodorant, Digestive, Diuretic, Uplifting, Anti- inflammatory, Anti-parasitic
Processing Method: Cold Pressed
Description: A thin, light yellowish green to yellowish brown liquid.
Ways to Use:
For a refreshing room fragrance: Combine Bergamot and Geranium. Add to Cold Air Nebulizer diffuser
For times of stress and tension: Reduce symptoms of stress by smelling 3 drops of bergamot on a tissue.
For an uplifting massage: Combine 10 drops of bergamot with 1 ounce of unscented massage oil. Apply with brisk strokes.
Bath time: Relax the body and calm the nerves. Add 8 drops of bergamot to the bath and feel the tension dissipate.
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