Acne can be incapacitating in terms of obliterating and completely destroying one’s ego and self-esteem and confidence….
But thankfully…oils, precisely essential oils like Bergamot, deal quite effectively with such problems…
Bergamot’s antiseptic action and ability to promote skin growth makes it perfect for treating acne. It is great for oily skin types and is effective for other skin conditions such as psoriasis and dermatitis.
Bergamot oil can be used in the treatment of –
- General convalescence
Bergamot oil has a revitalizing fragrance and it blends well with other oils making it an excellent addition to any acne treatment blend. Bergamot has antibacterial and drying properties making it an ideal spot treatment for existing blemishes. The citrus aroma has a calming effect on the mind and soul. Should not be used full strength except on the advice of a licensed homeopathic professional.
Cold sores appear on your skin from a viral infection. Jeanne Rose, author of the text “375 Essential Oils and Hydrosols,” explains that bergamot oil’s properties include working as an antiviral. Although it can’t kill the virus, it can weaken it and help you body fight off the outbreak. In her book “The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils,” aromatherapist Julie Lawless recommends using bergamot oil in a skin lotion and applying it directly to the cold sore
Clinical aromatherapist Patricia Davis explains in her book “Aromatherapy: An A-Z” why she often employs bergamot oil. Davis says bergamot oil’s potent antiseptic properties help reduce the bacteria on your skin that cause acne breakouts, and the pleasant fragrance is generally welcomed by all patients. Davis uses bergamot oil for fight acne in a variety of methods including creams, lotions and steam treatments.
Boils result from a bacterial infection. Bergamot oil’s antiseptic properties can help fight off the bacteria. With boils that are small and not serious, Lawless recommends making a hot compress with bergamot oil added. Davis notes that doing this helps fight the infection and promote your skin’s healing. If the boil does not improve or worsens, Davis says it’s imperative to seek medical treatment.
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