Lots And Lots Of Bergamot Oil Benefits

You know, this Bergamot oil is not simply about medicinal and topical purposes…in fact there is much more to it, and with ‘much more to it’ I mean, the benefits it does on the inside, the intangible benefits of this amazing magical oil…

Bergamot oil is extracted from the fruit of the bergamot tree, which is grown in Italy, Morocco and Corsica. According to “The Aromatherapy Bible,” by Gill Farrer-Halls, the oil is taken from the peel of the fruit when it is nearly ripe. Bergamot oil has a citrus aroma and is used in aromatherapy. Many holistic practitioners also believe that it has medicinal benefits. Consult with a physician before ingesting bergamot or applying it to the skin.

Emotional Benefits

Bergamot oil is commonly used in the practice of aromatherapy. Its citrus scent is believed to have an uplifting effect. Therefore, it is often used as a natural way to treat emotional disorders such as depression, stress, nervous disorders and anxiety. Bergamot oil can be blended with other essential oils and is complimented by other citrus oils, such as lemon and grapefruit. It can also be mixed with floral scents such as rose and geranium. Bergamot oil, and aromatherapy blends containing bergamot oil, are available for purchase online, at some health food stores and at many metaphysical and specialty stores. You may experience the emotional benefits of bergamot oil by using a few drops of the oil in a bath or aromatherapy diffuser, wearing the scent as a perfume or by enjoying a massage with an oil that contains bergamot. According to “The Aromatherapy Bible,” no more than three drops of the oil should be used in a bath.

Skin Benefits

There are believed to be many skin benefits associated with the use of bergamot oil. According to “The Aromatherapy Bible,” bergamot is believed to have antiseptic properties. For this reason, it is often added to creams and lotions that are used to treat oily skin and acne. Bergamot oil is also thought to have deodorant properties, and may be used in place of commercial deodorizers that may contain aluminum. Creams, lotions and massage oils containing bergamot oil can be purchased online as well as at local specialty skin care and aromatherapy shops.

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Aroma Works Like Therapy – Bergamot Essential Oil

When it’s about aromatherapy oils then undoubtedly it’s the  smell, the aroma of the oils that does wonders for it and create ardent fans and loyal users of it…

Same goes for Bergamot essential oil…the scent of the oil does magic, almost instantly…

Bergamot essential oil is used in aromatherapy to combat anxiety and nervous tension, while assisting the urinary tract, as well as the respiratory system.

Topically it benefits problem skin, especially when it can also be linked to stress – such as eczema, psoriasis and acne.

Also useful for varicose veins, wounds and seborrhea.

Bergamot oil has the following properties -

  • Anti-anxiety
  • Analgesic
  • Anti-depressant
  • Antiseptic
  • Anti-spasmodic
  • Carminative
  • Cicatrisant
  • Deodorant
  • Digestive
  • Expectorant
  • Insecticide
  • Sedative
  • Tonic

Bergamot is a plant that produces a type of citrus fruit. Oil taken from the peel of the fruit is used to make medicine.

Some people treat a skin condition called psoriasis by applying bergamot oil directly to the skin and then shining long-wave ultraviolet (UV) light on the affected area. Bergamot oil is also applied to the skin (used topically) for a tumor caused by a fungal infection (mycosis fungoides) and for pigment loss (vitiligo). It is also used as an insecticide to protect the body against lice and other parasites.

Bergamot oil is sometimes inhaled (used as aromatherapy) to reduce anxiety during radiation treatment.

In foods, bergamot oil is widely used as a citrus flavoring agent, especially in gelatins and puddings.

In manufacturing, bergamot oil is used in perfumes, creams, lotions, soaps, and suntan oils.

 

  • Anxiety during radiation treatment. Developing evidence suggests that inhaling bergamot oil as aromatherapy does not help reduce anxiety in people receiving radiation treatment.
  • Treating a tumor under the skin due to a fungal infection (mycosis fungoides), when used along with ultra-violet (UV) light.
  • Protecting the body against lice and other parasites.
  • Psoriasis, when used along with UV light.
  • Loss of the color pigment on the skin (vitiligo).
  • Other conditions.

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