Soho Flordis International
Contact Us
Leave icon

Bergamot

Share:

Bergamot is an aromatic plant that is usually thought of as a tea with a spicy, citrusy flavour is reminiscent of Earl Grey tea. It is also known as Oswego Tea. Bergamot yields an essential oil prized for relaxant effects as well as its pleasant perfume.

The Plant

The Plant

Bergamot is a small tree with a typical citrus fruit, greenish-yellow in colour. Oil is extracted from the fresh rind of the fruit just before ripening. Chemically bergamot oil is a highly complex mixture of many classes of organic substances. The volatile fraction includes terpenes, esters, alcohols and aldehydes while the non-volatile fraction includes coumarins and furanocoumarins.

Traditional Uses

Traditional Uses

Traditionally, Bergamot was used to cool the skin. The essential oil is used in a diffuser when tension levels are high. The oil is also used directly on the skin, particularly by people with oily skin for unclogging pores.

 

 

verify this website is operating legally
We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website. You can find out more about the cookies we use and how to change your settings.    I accept