Organic Bergamot Essential Oil


Organic Bergamot Essential Oil is psychologically reviving, soothing, and balancing. Its sunny, antidepressant qualities make it useful in treating Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Bergamot has an affinity with the Heart Chakra, gently relieving sadness, depression and grief.


Affirmation: “My thoughts amplify my self-confidence and courage. I act fearlessly in the world. I am enthusiastic. I take pleasure in complimenting and encouraging others. Joy is a normal part of my life. My digestive system is healthy. I easily absorb and process all that goes on around me.”

Certified: USDA Organic & PRO Cert

Scientific Name: Citrus beramia

Country of Origin: Italy

Synonyms: Citrus aurantium subsp. Bergamia

Plant Family: Rutaceae

Plant Parts Used: Tree/Peel

Extraction Method: Expression

Physical Characteristics: Light greenish-yellow liquid. On ageing it turns a brownish olive colour.

Dominant Note(s): Top

Aroma: Light, delicate and refreshing. Like orange and lemon with slight floral undertones

Main Constituents: Known to have about 300 compounds present in the expressed oil: mainly linalyl acetate (30-60%) linalol (11-22%) and other alcohols, sesquiterpenes, terpenes, alkanes and furcoumarins (including bergapten, 0.30-0.39%)

Blends With: Chamomile, Coriander, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Juniper, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Neroli, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Ylang Ylang

Safety Precautions: Certain furocoumarins, notably bergapten have been to found to be photo toxic on human skin causing sensitization and skin pigmentation. Use extreme care in dermal application. Available information indicates it to be otherwise non-toxic and relatively non-irritant.

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