Bergamot is an in-house favorite here at The Herbal Toad. It smells wonderfully citrus with a hint of floral. It helps to ease worries and is a good choice for those who are grieving, and helps with teenage skin problems and oily skin. The Herbal Toad's Bergamot is bergaptine free, so it is safe for use in the sun.
Bergamot can be used orally if directed by an Aromatherapist or physician for help with halitosis (bad breath), canker sores, sore throats.
Bergamot is ideal for treating acne, chicken pox, cold, eczema, flu, mild depression, postpartum depression, psoriasis, stress, and urinary tract infection.
Bergamot can be substituted with grapefruit, lemon, lime, or mandarin.
BOTANICAL NAME: Citrus bergamia
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Italy, France
EXTRACTION METHOD: Cold pressed from citrus peel.
BLENDS WELL WITH: Clary Sage, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Mandarin, Nutmeg, Orange Sweet, Patchouli, Black Pepper, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Vetiver and Ylang-ylang.
If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use undiluted on skin. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions. Do not use internally, unless directed by a licensed Aromatherapist or physician.
DILUTION: We recommend a maximum dilution rate of 4% for topical application.
SPECIFIC PRECAUTIONS: None. Our Bergamot is Bergapten Free which is safe for use in the sun.
Child Safe: YES
4 drops bergamot
3 drops cedarwood
2 drops sandalwood
5 drops bergamot
3 drops grapefruit
2 drops peppermint