Bergamot essential oil is a cold-pressed essential oil produced by cells inside the rind of a bergamot orange fruit.Bergamot is a tropical plant, but thrives in Europe as well. It helps avoid infectious diseases, relieves tension, relieves depression, relaxes musclespasms, improves digestion, prevents oily skin, acne and psoriasis. Bergamot oil is also used as a tonic, meaning that it tones up the respiratory,circulatory, digestive, excretory and nervous system, as well as skin and muscles. It works as an expectorant to loosen up phlegm and mucus in the respiratory tracts and helps the body to eliminate through natural avenues likes neezing and coughing. Ongoing studies show that the application of Bergamotoil may be able to eliminate the formation of gall stones and protect against colic,halitosis, bronchitis and diphtheria. It kills intestinal worms, reducesanxiety and stress, heals wounds faster, relaxes nerves, eliminates scars,lowers body temperature and reduces fever, improves blood circulation andreduces body pain, It is used in cosmetics, and constituents of it are sometimes added to sun-tanning oils.
Bergamot oil is antidepressant, anti-septic, anti-spasmodic, anti-congestive,stimulant, antibiotic, disinfectant, analgesic, relaxant, sedative, digestive,cicatrisant, deodorant, febrifuge, vermifuge and vulnerary.