Bergamot Oil [Citrus Bergamia]

A natural oil that can be used to improve the appearance of your skin.

Bergamot essential oil reduces sebum production

Where is it from?

Bergamot oil is a type of essential oil that is derived from the Bergamot orange. The Bergamot orange is a citrus fruit that is native to Italy. The oil is extracted from the peel of the fruit. Bergamot oil has a wide range of uses, including in aromatherapy, as a flavouring agent, and as a fragrance ingredient..

What are the benefits of Bergamot Oil?

  • Reduces sebum production which helps to keep the skin clear and prevent acne breakouts
  • Minimises the appearance of scars and other blemishes
  • Contains anti-inflammatory properties to help reduce swelling and redness
  • Helps to kill bacteria and fungi

The Story Behind The Oil

Bergamot oil has been used for centuries in herbal medicine and is most commonly known for its use in Earl Grey tea. The oil is extracted from the Bergamot orange, which is a citrus fruit that grows in Calabria, Italy. The Bergamot orange was first introduced to Europe in the 16th century by Italian traders. The fruit was named after the city of Bergamo in Lombardy, Italy. The oil was first used medicinally to treat malaria and later became popular as a fragrance ingredient in colognes and perfumes.