Bergamot essential oil is one of the most important oils that is used for various physical ailments. The oil actually comes from the cells that are present in bergamot orange fruit rind.
Bergamot essential oil is one of the most important oils that is used for various physical ailments. The oil actually comes from the cells that are present in bergamot orange fruit rind. This is very special oil and finds the use in the perfumes. There are certain kinds of black teas that possess this type of oil for the purpose of flavor. This oil is very special because when we use 100 oranges of Bergamot, then we will get eighty five grams of Bergamot oil. The traditional technique used to extract this form of oil is called the slow folding process. In the present times, one gets this oil in the mechanical form and the machines are called as peelers.
Uses of the oil
- The oil contains antiseptic and antibacterial properties and these are very important to improve the conditions of the skin.
- This oil has the properties hat make the vital energy flow and this helps in the smooth working of the digestive system.
Some of the non-volatile constituents that are present in this oil are begamottin and citropten.
One can blend this oil with the lavender oil and also with black pepper.
|Botanical Name||Citrus Bergamia|
|Methods of Extraction||Supercritical CO2 Extraction|
|Optical Rotation||+25° to + 55°|
|Color & Odor||Clear, Pale Yellow with Fresh, Fruity, Lemony odor|
|Refractive Index||1.460 – 1.490|
|Specific Gravity||0.825 – 0.890|
|Country of Origin||India|