Bergamot (Citrus aurantium var. bergamia) essential oil
Bergamot Oil: is derived from the rind of bergamot oranges and has a fresh, citrusy scent with floral undertones. It is widely used in perfumes and aromatherapy for its uplifting and mood-enhancing effects. Bergamot oil can help reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, promoting a sense of relaxation and well-being. In skincare, it is used to balance oily skin, reduce blemishes, and improve the overall complexion. However, bergamot oil can increase sensitivity to sunlight, so caution should be exercised when using it topically.
Vaporiser: Add 8-10 drops of essential oil to the ceramic dish of your vaporiser.
Diffuser: Add 8-10 drops of essential oil to the full water chamber of your diffuser.
Massage: essential oils should always be mixed with a carrier oil when applied directly to the skin. Add 5 drops of essential oil into 10ml of carrier oil and massage into the skin. Always patch test first.
Bath: mix 12-20 drops essential oil with a carrier oil prior to putting the oils in a full drawn bath, this protects your skin and helps the oils to disperse through the bath safely.
Steam inhalation: add 2-3 drops of essential oil to a bowl of steaming water & cover the head with a towel. Close the eyes & inhale deeply for 5 minutes. Repeat as needed.
Pillow: add 1-2 drops of essential oil to your pillow to encourage a restful nights sleep.
Safety Cautions: Keep out of reach of children. It is recommended to seek a healthcare practitioners advice before using essential oils during pregnancy.