Name: Bergamot Bergaptene Free (Natural)
Main Constituents: Linalyl acetate: 13%, Limonene: 45%
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Part of Plant: Fruit Peel
Description & Colour: Colourless to yellow liquid, thin consistency
Aromatic Summary: Citrus and fruity aroma with sweet and warm, spicy floral notes. Is reminiscent of Neroli, giving a middle note of medium strength
Storage: Transfer out of any metal and shipping containers (used for safe shipping), keep in dark glass container
Safety Notes: For external use only; dilute before use. May cause skin irritations, a skin test is recommended prior to use, avoid contact with eyes
Usage: Antidepressant, antiseptic (pulmonary, genitourinary), antispasmodic, antitoxic, digestive, diuretic, deodorant, laxative, parasiticide, stimulant, stomachic, tonic, vermifuge, and vulnerary. Used in bathing, hair care, inhalation, massage, and skincare. In this variety, the bergaptene content which causes photosensitivity has been removed. This allows the Bergamot to be used in skin and hair care formulations without concern for photo-toxicity after exposure to the sun
Blends well with: Black Pepper, Clary Sage, Cypress, Geranium, Jasmine, Mandarin, Nutmeg, Orange, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Vetiver and Ylang-ylang
The name Bergamot is derived from the city Bergamo in Lombardy where the oil was first sold. The bergamot tree grows smooth leaves and star-shaped flowers, bearing a pear-shaped citrus fruit that resembles a cross between an orange and a grapefruit.
Natural Blends are blends of oils from various natural sources to achieve an economical product that resembles the aroma of pure oil. Natural Blends are all-natural and do not contain any synthetics, artificial flavours, or aromatic compounds. They are not a therapeutic grade but are suitable for all-natural product preparations and can be used to fragrance various cosmetic products.
This information is for education purposes only and in no way is meant to serve as medical or professional advice. We are not responsible for any products made using these oils or the outcome of any application thereof. As always, we recommend testing all products.