Botanical name: Citrus bergamia
Plant family: Rutaceae
Note: Top to middle
Extraction method: Cold expression, vacuum distillation, and in some cases steam distilled.
Safety Note: Avoid massage if skin very sensitive. Bergamot oil can cause burns when used on sensitive skin which is then exposed to sunlight, as the high content of bergaptene* can cause photo-toxicity. It is advisable to keep out of the sun after use on the skin.
Allergen Listings: Citral 0.7%, Limonene 45%, Linalool 15%
Bergamot Essential Oil
Keep away from children. For external use only, keep away from eyes. Do not ingest. Always blend with a carrier oil before adding to skin or bath water. Seek medical advice prior to use if you are pregnant, breast feeding or if you have an existing medical condition. If a skin reaction occurs stop use immediately and wash area well with soap and water. Seek medical advice if symptoms persist.