Bergamot Essential Oil

Botanical name: Citrus bergamia

Plant family: Rutaceae

Origin: Sicily

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.