Ah Bergamot! The star of the show within earl grey tea is also available as an essential oil. Extracted from the fruit of the cirtus aurantium subsp bergamia tree, it has been used since around the 16th century at which time its popularity began to spread like wildfire. Used initially as an antiseptic and reducing fevers - it later became popular as a fragrance around the time of Napoleon.
Commonly used as a top note within aromatherapy circles and blended with other citrus oils along with basil, clary sage, cypress, geranium, jasmine, lavender, neroli, rose, or sandalwood.
Topical Use - 1 drop can be used on insect bites and cold sores due to great healing and antiseptic properties.
Stress - Adding a couple of drops to a bathtub or diffuser can induce a nice state of relaxation at the end of a long day!
Infection - Sometimes used within baths to treat UTI, eczema or psoriasis.
[additional1] HOW TO USE [title] For small diffusers, two to three drops. For medium to large diffusers, four to five drops.
Store away from sunlight in a cool room or cupboard. Expiration is within two years of purchase.
[additional2]INGREDIENTS [title] 100% Pure Bergamot Essential Oil [/additional2]
[additional3] CAUTIONARY [title] Not to be taken whilst pregnant. Take caution when using around pets or children. [/additional3]