- Calming and soothing aroma
- Promotes healthy, clear skin
- Frequently used in massage therapy for its calming benefits
Application: A T I S
Extraction Method: Cold pressed/expressed
Aromatic Description: Citrus, spice, with a high floral note
Main Chemical Components: Limonene, linalyl formate
Plant Part: Bergamot rind (peel)
The delicate, citrus aroma of doTERRA Bergamot essential oil smells as light as it feels. Among the wide variety of citrus oils, Bergamot oil is distinct in its ability to uplift your mood and calm your worries simultaneously. This unique capability makes Bergamot oil ideal for helping to manage both anxious and sad feelings. These benefits can also be achieved when Bergamot is used to cleanse the skin. doTERRA bergamot essential oil will remove impurities and nourish the skin while creating an overall calming effect for the body.
The Bergamot plant is among the more sensitive of the citrus plants and requires specific conditions in order to thrive in an environment where it can be harvested in large quantities. In climates where the Bergamot plant is most suited, such as in Italy and Greece, the remarkable qualities have been used for years to decrease feelings of stress and to nourish and enliven the skin. In Greece, the fruit is eaten before it’s ripe by the spoonful as a dessert or as a side to coffee.
Whenever tensions are high and need to be relieved, whether it’s during a difficult meeting at work or in your bedroom preparing for bed after a long day, diffuse Bergamot oil for a penetrating aroma that will dissolve even the thickest fog of stressful feelings. Stressful situations often arise without warning, so it’s good to keep doTERRA Bergamot essential oil on hand as a way to feel confident wherever you go and in whatever situation you find yourself in.
A great trick to enjoy the mental and physical benefits of Bergamot is to apply it to your skin while you’re in the shower. The steam will release the soothing aroma and the oil will nourish and rejuvenate your skin. For a calming and grounding aroma to bring you back to your center, blend doTERRA Bergamot essential oil with Ylang Ylang, Lavender, and Patchouli. No matter how you choose to use Bergamot, this special essential oil with lift you out of sadness and dissipate anxious feelings like sunshine does to the fog, leaving you feeling contented and open to receive the goodness that surrounds you.