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Organic Bergamot

Organic Bergamot

Citrus bergamia

Botanical Properties

Bergamot is the fruit of the bergamot tree which grows approximatively 5m tall. This plant belongs to the Rutaceae family in which one will find all citrus fruits, such as the orange, grapefruit, lemon, and mandarin. Its fruit is the size of a small orange, its shape resembles a pear or quince, and it has a dark green colour.

Origin and history

In Turkey, the word bergamot means “queen of the pears”. Its origin remains unclear, but it is believed to have come from India or China. Nowadays, bergamot is renowned in Italy, especially in Calabria

Organoleptic properties

Aspect: liquid

Colour: greeny-yellow or colourless

Odour: refreshing, fruity, subtly citrussy, herby

Distilled parts: extracted via cold pressing of the fruit’s pericarp (zest and peel)

Country of origin: Italy

Density: 0.860 - 0.880


Principal biochemical constituents: linalyl acetate, limonene, linalool

The allergenic molecules naturally found in this essential oil comprise: citral, geraniol, limonene, and linalool.

Certain natural components within this essential oil may cause allergic reactions. Please do an allergy test on the skin in the crease of your elbow before using this product.


Our organic bergamot essential oil is simultaneously a powerful

  • antibacterial
  • antispasmodic
  • anti-inflammatory
  • digestive
  • calmer
  • tonic

It holds anxiolytic and neuro-sedative properties, and is recommended for all pathologies linked to stress and anxiety. Additionally, it is a cutaneous tonic that helps regenerate the skin, and is therefore a great beauty product.


We highly recommend our organic bergamot essential oil to help tackle sore throats, fevers, nervous tension, and anxiety. This oil is effective against dermatitis, acne, eczema, pruritus (itchiness), and cuts. It possesses both tonifying and soothing properties that act on the digestive and nervous systems.



Please consult your doctor before taking any treatment or therapy orally.

Oral administration:

Take 2 drops per day of organic bergamot essential oil, with a little honey or on a lozenge under the tongue: this will help combat digestive and nervous problems.

On the skin:

Mix 5 drops of organic bergamot essential oil in 100 ml of organic argan oil, and use this composition against seborrheic dermatitis.

Careful: this oil is a photosensitizer. Do not apply before exposing yourself to the sun. By diffusion: Diffusing this oil will make a room feel cleansed and fresh, leaving tonifying fruity hints in the air.

Possible synergies

Stress, anxiety: true lavender

Psychic tonic: sandalwood

Energetic values and synergies

Bergamot is linked to the solar chakra Manipura, which is found at the celiac plexus and is associated with the colour yellow and the element of fire.

This oil can help unshackle you from tension, reinvigorate you, whilst balancing your emotions.

In synergy: Mix with juniper to release its spiritual vibratory properties. Mix 5 drops of bergamot essential oil in 50 ml of apricot kernel oil, massage onto the celiac plexus or the temples to help absorb and dissipate excessive energy.


Flammable. Oral use only under medical advice. Keep out of reach of children. Unadvisable for children under the age of three, pregnant or lactating women. Do not apply to the skin before exposing oneself to the sun. Can be used in cooking. Do not apply neat to the skin.


The information given on this site regarding essential oils are only to be taken as indications. They do in no way, aim to replace any medical advice given by a qualified doctor. For all therapeutic uses, or if you wish to obtain more information on essential oils, please consult your doctor

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