This cold press fruit rind extract has a powerful citrus-sweet aroma can help to boost your mood and uplift your senses by working as a stimulant. Based on this study, Bergamot essential oil has proven to assist positively on those patients suffering from depression on anxiety issues.
Bergamot essential oil also has the benefit to help improve circulation in the body and provide a feeling joyfulness, freshness and energised. Lovely to be used for a massage all over the body when blended with a carrier oil.
Through inhalation, Bergamot can also help soothe the nerves and reduce nervous tension, anxiety, and stress, as it stimulates the activity of certain hormones in the body like dopamine and serotonin which will induce a sedative effect and a feeling of relaxation.
Caution: this is a photosensitive oil and must not be used when exposed directly to sunlight.
For headaches simply blend with a carrier oil and apply 2 - 3 drops on the back of your neck, temples and forehead and massage it in. Inhale and do a breathing exercise to help release the tensions in your head.
To diffuse, add 4 drops to your diffuser or oil burner when at home or in the office. You can also try blending it with Lavender and Frankincense to create a relaxing aroma.
Use it as an air freshener at home or for DIY home cleaning products
Citrus, fresh, punchy with an underlying floral and bitter characteristics.