Bergamot: The Unsung Hero of the Citrus World

Bergamot is the plant that produces a citrus fruit, which can be traced back to Southeast Asia. Its popularity and name however is from the town Bergamo, Italy!

Bergamot

From anti‐inflammatory and anti‐oxidative mechanisms to clinical applications as preventive agent for cardiovascular morbidity, skin diseases, and mood alterations, hence improving mental conditions!

Perna S, Spadaccini D, Botteri L, et al. Efficacy of bergamot: From anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative mechanisms to clinical applications as preventive agent for cardiovascular morbidity, skin diseases, and mood alterations. Food Sci Nutr. 2019;7(2):369-384. Published 2019 Jan 25. doi:10.1002/fsn3.903

If you the smell of citrus but orange is too strong. This fruit is mild, spicy and plain hypnotic!

Here are a few ways you can use this multi-purpose essential oil:

Diffuser Blends

Geranium
Cinnamon bark
Lime
Lavender
Patchouli
Sage
Ginger
Lemongrass

Curl Loving

Curly hair beauties swear by the softening and detangling powers of this oil.

Perfumed cleaning agent

Add a few drops into your floor and surface cleaning liquids for a lovely scented home.


Skincare

Use it in your massage oil blend for an ultra-relaxing time. Bergamot essential oil is also known to help with acne.

AfterGlow Tip
Make sure you dilute it with a carrier oil and ALWAYS patch test first!

On the go perfume

Dab a few drops onto your scarf or bandana so you have this soothing scent wherever you go!

Bergamot essential oil is a must in every collection. Let me know you favourite way to use it?

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