Bergamots belong to the citrus fruit family. They are essential for the perfumery industry due to its fresh aroma and are contained in virtually every eau de cologne. Bergamot oil is also famously used in Earl Grey tea and gives it its distinctive taste. Bergamot oils have been used by the Greek and the Italians since the 17th century. Bergamot essential oil can help cleansing the skin.
Aroma: citrusy and slightly floral
Benefits: promotes feeling of happiness, antidepressant
Blends well with: Other citrus oils, eucalyptus, rosemary, lavender
Caution: Can cause photosensitivity, avoid direct sunlight or UV rays for up to 24 hours after applying product