doTerra Bergamot Essential Oil also known as Citrus bergamia. Bergamot is found throughout the Mediterranean and is a tropical citrus fruit from Citrus Bergenia plant. It has a similar color to lime and yellowish depending on ripeness. Bergamot has a very distinct fragrance and flavor; the essential oils are extracted from the rind. This fruit is not sweet like the orange as a matter of fact it is not eaten fresh, however, it is a good source of vitamin C, potassium, vitamins B1, B2, and A. bergamot oil have antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
In Europe, the flesh and zest of the Bergamot are used as a flavoring in cookies, custards, marmalades, syrups, and cocktails and of course, this is one of the main ingredients of Earl Grey Tea.
doTerra Bergamot Tidbits
Bergamot also is known as bergamot orange comes from the coast of Reggio di Calabria in Italy. This fruit is a bitter fruit but produces a sweet oil. doTERRA ensures that each bottle of essential oil, including Bergamot oil, contains high quality, CPTG Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade® tested potent oil. Bergamot rinds are squeezed to make the Bergamot Essential Oil. Cold pressing is the method used to obtain the oil. The three main chemical components Limonene, linalyl acetate are found in this citrus fruit.
This fruit is not typically eaten fresh because of its tart, acidic flavor not tolerable by most. However, it is used as a flavoring in baking. Quite common in perfumes and as essential oil especially for massaging.
Did you know Bergamot provides an uplifting and when diffused a calming effect? It is great in adding against stress, anxiety.
How about, Bergamot can lower cholesterol levels in people with high cholesterol
Ways to blend Bergamot
Bergamot is widely used as a perfume. It is very complimentary to other oils scents like rosemary, sandalwood, jasmine, and vetiver
Benefits of Bergamot
Bergamot oils is normally found in skincare. Bergamot orange oils can also be used in massages. It is also used as a stress reducer. This oil is used in perfumery.
Bergamot has a frequency of 105Mhz, where a healthy human frequency is around 62-78 MHz, diseases starts when the frequency drops to 58.MHz. Bergamot can be used to help raise the frequency depending on what is wrong with the individual
How to use Bergamot doTerra Essential Oils
It is best not to use Bergamot at least two weeks before surgey,it might interfere with blood sugar control. When it comes to Diabetes, Bergamot can cause blood sugar levels to go to low, one must check sugar closely.
As noted by doTerra caution must be taken with Bergamot. Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. Avoid sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying the product.