A highly regarded member of the orange family bergamot is revered for its fragrant properties and historically considered a staple in Italian medicine. Used as early as 1714 in Cologne, Germany. The term “Earl Grey” historically refers to black teas containing Bergamot essential oil.
Emotional benefits: Bergamot releases the pressure to be in control of every situation, allowing us to be more flexible and to flow with life more easily.
When we relax and trust the universe to work out the finite details of life's situations, we are able to embrace the unknown and be more clear about our goals and purpose.
A compliment for anyone dealing with addiction or compulsive behaviors where depression is present.
Bergamot opens the heart chakra and is uplifting to the mind, it can relieve anxiety, stress and depression. Corresponding chakra colors are orange and green.
How to use:
**Very photosensitive. Avoid sunlight for 48-72 hour.
Place over the heart for emotional healing.
For skin issues apply a 50/50 dilution on affected area.
Can also be taken internally with 4oz almond milk or juice.
Dilution recommended for both topical and internal use. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid using on infants and very small children.
Properties: Analgesic, Antibacterial, Anti-Infectious, Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Microbial, Antiparasitic, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic
Historical Uses for Well Being: Agitation, Anxiety, Brain injury, Cholesterol, Cold sores , Colic, Depression, Digestive system, Eczema, Endocrine system, Energy, Fever, Gallstones, Gonorrhea, Hormones (balance), Infection, Inflammation, Liver stimulant, Malaria, Metabolism (increase) , Parasites (intestinal), Psoriasis, Sedative, Skin, Yeast infection