Bergamot is one such oil that can travel to our mind through our senses, owing to its gripping and sharp and numbing smell…
The aromatic effect of it on the mind is amazing… Its sweet and fruity aroma is uplifting and relaxing.
The benefits of bergamot include the spiritual and emotional as well. Bergamot releases the need to be in complete control so that we can flow with life more easily.
When we can relax and trust the universe to handle details of any life situation, we release the fear of the unknown and become clear about our own mission.
Because this oil opens the heart chakra and is uplifting to the mind, it can relieve anxiety, stress and depression. Place on the heart to release this patterning and embrace relationships (self and others).
The health benefits of Bergamot Essential Oil can be attributed to its properties like –
- Anti biotic
- Anti septic
- Anti spasmodic
- Anti depressant
Bergamot is a citrus fruit whose rind is used for extracting the Bergamot Oil. The scientific name of Bergamot is Citrus Aurantium var. or Citrus Bergamia. It is a tropical plant but thrives well in Europe too. The chemical composition of Bergamot Oil includes Alpha Pinene, Alpha Bergaptnen, Alpha Terpineol, Limonene, Linalool, Linalyl Acetate, Nerol, Neryl Acetate, Beta Bisabolene, Geraniol, Geraniol Acetate and Myrcene.
Bergamot Oil has a very sweet smell and a number of medicinal and industrial uses due to its properties listed below.
The components of Bergamot Oil, like Alpha Pinene and Limonene, are anti depressant and stimulant in nature. They give a feeling of freshness, joy and energy in cases of sadness and depression by improving circulation. They also stimulate hormone secretion and thus help maintaining proper rates of metabolism. This stimulating effect increases secretion of digestive juices, bile and insulin, thereby aiding digestion, proper absorption of nutrients, assimilation and decomposition of sugar and the resultant lowering of blood sugar level.
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