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The Essential Oil of Bergamot Citrus aurantium bergamia, extracted by expressing the shell of the fruit of the tree, helps combat stress, providing a state of relaxation in body and mind.
Bergamot is a small citrus fruit with a shape slightly similar to that of a pear, as is its stem. The flavor of the fruit is sour and its aromatic skin is used to obtain the essential oil. The production of bergamot is limited to the coastal region of the province of Calabria, in Italy, being of such relevance that bergamot is a symbol of the entire province.
Bergamot Essential Oil is a very good balancer for oily skin, also having regenerating and purifying effects. It is closely related to the heart chakra, helping it with emotional blockages and providing light; It has a use closely associated with olfactory or subtle aromatherapy linked to the chakras.
Among its properties and benefits, the following stand out:
Cosmetically:Bergamot Essential Oil balances oily skin, helps fight acne. However, due to its photosensitivity, it is advisable to take sufficient precautions in case of facial use (never for daytime use). Regulator of capillary seborrhea, with skin regeneration and purifying effects.
At Therapeutic Level: is an essential oil that helps heal open wounds, preventing them from becoming infected due to its antiseptic and anthelmintic effect. Anxiolytic, calming and cardiovascular regulator. It can be used to help calm palpitations linked to nervous imbalances.
At the Psychological Level: it is one of the essential oils that must always accompany us in emotional therapy, because it guides us towards the resolution of conflicts, stimulating security, hope and the equilibrium. It is closely linked to the heart chakra for its relationship with the healing of emotional wounds and communication. Unblocks the solar plexus chakra in cases of anxiety, giving a feeling of openness and relief.
CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT OIL, LIMONENE*, LINALOOL*, CITRAL*. * Natural components of the essential oils.
Use: Topical use. Perfume to be diluted in a carrier oil. Max. recommendation: 3% (body use)
Cautions: Topical use. Keep out of the reach of children. Consult your doctor before using during pregnancy, breastfeeding or with any other medical treatments. Some essential oils are sensitive to light, so dont expose skin to the sun after use. Store in a cool (<25ºC), dry place, away from light. Flammable.
Our ancestors had already discovered that this marvellous citrus smell calms the nerves, and it is said that it provides inner light during times of sadness and melancholy.
Historically, it was diluted in some type of vegetable oil and applied to the solar plexus area to calm nerves.
Diffuser: the use of heat-free diffusers such as the ALQVIMIA Diffuser is recommended, since heat modifies the properties of the oil. Use a maximum of 10 drops of Essential Oil Blend in the diffuser.
Diffuser: We recommend the use of diffusers without heat, such as the ALQVIMIA Flask, since heat modifies the properties of essential oils. Use a maximum of 10 drops of Essential Oil Preparation in the diffuser.
Bath: dilute a maximum of 10-15 drops of Essential Oil Preparation in a small amount of milk (vegetable or animal), yogurt, honey, salt or Bath Gel. This is because essential oils are not soluble in water and need a vehicle to dissolve in the bath.
Steam Inhalation: apply a maximum of 5 drops of Essential Oil Preparation in a saucepan of hot water with approximately 1-2 liters of water, and perform inhalations covering the head and the saucepan with a towel, to keep the steam for longer.
Sauna: dilute a maximum of 2 drops of the Essential Oil Preparation for every 500ml used in the sauna.