Commonly used for treating:
Acne, Acute Bronchitis, Appetite Loss, Boils, Cystitis, Dermatitis, Eczema, Indigestion, Infected Wounds, Irritability, Nervous Tension, Psoriasis, Restlessness.
This tree is native to Morocco, but it wasn't until it rooted in Italy that its essential properties were recognised. It is also grown commercially on the Ivory Coast. The Bergamot tree belongs to the same family as the Orange tree. The fruit resembles a miniature orange and is a greenish-yellow colour when fully ripe.
The oil is expressed from the peel of the fruit, which is emerald green in colour, it smells spicier than lemon but with a similar citrus quality.
Bergamot has been used since the 16th century in Southern Europe to counter fever. It is Bergamot that gives Earl Grey tea its flavour.
Has a powerful and uplifting action. Relieves feelings of anxiety, depression, restlessness and lethargy. As an antiseptic it is effective in the treatment of mouth and skin infections and can be used to help clear acne, boils, greasy skin and is also helpful for eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis. Useful in lowering fever, helps with bronchitis. It is a good deodorant and helps to clear germs in the home.
Always use in dilution. Keep out of reach of children. For external use only. If ingested seek medical help. Can irritate if used undiluted. Store in a cool dark place. There may be other cautions not listed.
About TheraPRO Essential Oils:
Essential oils are the subtle, aromatic and volatile liquids extracted from the flowers, seeds, leaves, stems, bark and roots of herbs, bushes, shrubs and trees, through distillation.
TheraPro Essential Oils, Blends and Fusions are created from 100% pure essential oils carefully selected from around the world. The Blends and Fusions are combined to produce specific aromatherapy effects. All TheraPro Essential Oils are packaged in a glass bottle that comes with a removable reducer insert for easy "drip" dispensing and a black plastic tamper proof cap.