23 April, 2022

The essential oil or spirit of bergamot offers for its presence : success, creative imagination, perception of the universe, artistic sense, luck …

Botanical name : citrus aurantium var. Bergamo

Family : rutáceas.

Plant/part : fruit bark

Extraction: pressure of the shell or bark; rectified and null of terpenes.

Habitat : native to tropical Africa. Widely grown in Calabria, southern Italy and ivory coast.

Botanical description

Tree about 4-5 m high, very similar to lemon tree, with flexible and irregular branches. The leaves are perennial, oval, smooth, alternate, shiny and bright green, smaller than those of the lemon tree. The fruit is a cut berry, round like small oranges that when ripe go from green to yellow.

What Bergamot contains


  • Mono terpenes: d-limonene (>30%), y-terpinene, a &b-pinene
  • Esters: linalyl acetate (usually about 20%)
  • Alcohols : linalool, geraniol, nerol, a-terpineol
  • Sesquiterpenes : b-caryophyllene, b-bisabolene, fura-nocomarina
  • Aldehydes

Combinations with Bergamot


Birch – Himalayan fir – basil – camphor or ravintsara – juniper berry – cinnamon – cardamom – cassia – cedar – cypress – cloves – coriander – dill – geranium – helichrysum – incense – jasmine – ginger – lavender – lime – lemon – mandarin – blue chamomile – Roman chamomile – marjoram – lemon balm – myrrh – myrtle – orange – neroli – patchouli – palmarosa – rosewood – petitgrain – marian or black spruce – rosemary – sage – thyme – grapefruit – ylang ylang – carrot

Properties of Bergamot


  • Balances the activity of the hypothalamus
  • Calms pains or decreases nervous arousal, and also spasms or seizures
  • Cooling
  • Deodorizes
  • Destroys or inactivates viruses, pathogenic bacteria, genito-urinary germs and also pulmonary
  • Dissolve gallstones and also kidney stones
  • Expels pinworms
  • Facilitates digestion
  • Fight against anorexia, inflammation, infections caused by bacteria (strep and staph infections), parasites, viruses
  • Gives strength and energy to the neural system
  • Heals sores and wounds
  • Helps expectorate
  • Increases urine secretion and excretion
  • Inspires or restores feelings of love
  • Kill insects
  • Normalizes body temperature
  • Open the dimension doors
  • Prevents microorganisms or infectious agents from spreading, the development of fungi
  • Promotes the expulsion of gases
  • Protects from diseases or diseases, and also the nervous system
  • Reduces pain, fever, so the symptoms of anxiety
  • Relieves pain
  • Restores appetite, physical, psychic and so emotional strength
  • Stimulates the activity of the nervous system
  • Supports the immune system during convalescence after prolonged
  • Tones the stomach and promotes digestion, emotions and also moods
  • Unlock mental and thus energetic obstacles

Indications for Bergamot



  • Brain injury
  • Candidiasis
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Cold symptoms
  • Cramps
  • Cramps
  • Cystitis
  • Flatulence
  • Gallstones
  • Halitosis
  • Illness
  • Indigestion
  • Intestinal infections
  • Leukorrhea
  • Nausea
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sore throat
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vaginal candida



  • Acne
  • Boils
  • Canker sores
  • Chickenpox
  • Cold sores
  • Eczema
  • Grains
  • Insect bites
  • Mouth infections
  • Oily skin
  • Pruritus
  • Psoriasis
  • Scabies
  • Varicose ulcers
  • Varicose vein spots
  • Vitiligo
  • Wounds
  • Zoster

Emotional psychic


  • Agitation
  • Anger
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Anxiety
  • Cycles of compulsive behavior
  • Daily tensions
  • Depression
  • Doubts
  • Emotional wounds
  • Emotional, environmental, work, mental stress
  • Exhaustion
  • Fear
  • Hate
  • Jealousy
  • Lack of faith
  • Negative thoughts
  • Nervous insomnia
  • Obsessions
  • Sadness
  • Stress-related illnesses
  • Wrath

Methods of use


First, baths, diffuser, massage oils.

Second, it can be applied pure (undiluted) when used topically. Also, apply to the forehead, temples, reflection points, or directly to the area of interest. It can also be applied as a deodorizer.

Also, avoid direct sunlight or ultraviolet light for seventy-two hours after use.

Also, diffuse or inhale the aroma directly.

Finally, it can be used as a flavoring for cooking and in beverages.

Precautions with Bergamot


First, its repeated use can result in extreme sensitization to contact. Avoid direct sunlight or ultraviolet light for up to 72 hours after use.

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