Bergamot essential oil is used in aromatherapy for its calming action as well as to help relieve headaches.
Bergamot is the fruit of the bergamot tree, not to be confused with the "bergamot lemon tree", the commercial name of a cultivar of lemon tree (citrus limon) from the region of Marrakech. It is produced in Italy in the region of Reggio Calabria on a narrow strip of the Calabrian coast, along the Ionian Sea and the Tyrrhenian Sea where its cultivation still fuels a small local industry.
Topical (Adults): Mix 1 drop in 1 tablespoon (15ml) carrier oil; apply to the affected part once a day. Inhalation add 1 to 4 drops to a bowl of warm water or a diffuser. Inhale slowly and deeply for 12-5 minutes.
FOR EXTERNAL AND OCCASIONAL USE ONLY. DO NOT USE ORALLY. DO NOT USE UNDILUTED ESSENTIAL OIL. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. In case of accidental ingestion, seek emergency medical attention or call a Poison Control Center. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes; in case of contact, rinse thoroughly with vegetable oil. Do not use during pregnancy or breastfeeding. If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner before using this product. May cause an allergic reaction (eg rash, irritation and dermatitis and/or respiratory tract irritation); if necessary discontinue use and consult a health care practitioner. If nausea, dizziness, headache or allergic reaction occurs, discontinue use. Do not use on inflamed skin or in case of dermatitis. Avoid exposing treated areas to the sun for 24 to 48 hours after application. Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms worsen or persist.