Bergamot essential oil offers some great therapeutic benefits. Here are the top 5 bergamot essential oil uses and benefits!
Top 5 Bergamot Essential Oil Uses and Benefits
Bergamot essential oil is cold-pressed and then distilled from an evergreen citrus tree. It’s unique in the fact that this essential oil can be both uplifting and calming. Here are some other bergamot essential oil uses and benefits.
1. Helps to calm and soothe
This is a great essential oil to diffuse or use topically to help calm and soothe your body. You can add it to a carrier oil like organic fractionated coconut oil for a calming, soothing massage, and a relaxing aroma. Try blending Bergamot with Lavender and apply it topically to the abdomen to promote feelings of relaxation.
Here are some great roller bottles that you can use to create your own diluted rollers. These make topical application very easy!
2. Helps to reduce feelings of negativity and stress
Diffuse it in the classroom, at work, or at home when stress levels or tension is high. It has been used in massage therapy for it’s relaxing and uplifting benefits.
3. Helps to reduce the appearance of blemishes
Bergamot helps to soothe, calm, and rejuvenate the skin. It is also purifying and cleansing. You can add one to two drops of it to your next DIY skincare cleanser for extra benefits.
4. Cleansing properties
Since bergamot essential oil has cleansing properties, it makes it an effective surface cleanser. You can add some drops to homemade cleaners.
5. Helps to support a healthy metabolism
Bergamot helps to support metabolism. This is a great essential oil to diffuse in the classroom, at work, or at home in between meals as well.
Since this is a photosensitive oil, make sure to avoid direct sunlight for up to 12 hours after topical application of this essential oil.
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