The bergamot, similar to a small orange of yellow color, is cultivated in the region of Calabria. Its name comes from the city of Bergamo in Italy, because it was there that its oil was originally marketed in Europe from Morocco. Bergamot essential oil has been described as having relaxing action in aromatherapy as well as analgesic and neuroprotective capabilities.
Main constituents: Limonene (38.4%), linalyl acetate (28.9%), linalool (13.4%).
Precautions in the use of Bergamot essential oil: May irritate sensitive skin. May cause photosensitivity.
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