Bergamot belongs to the citrus family and it carries citrus tangy like aroma. The Bergamot is known as Bee balm and Wild bergamot. It looks very much similar to oranges, but is actually not. The hydrosol is obtained by the vacuum distillation and cold pressing distillation process. It carries lots of herbal and healing properties so it is used in medicines.
Bee Balm, Wild Bergamot
Every citrus oil
Myrcene, linalyl acetate, nerol, geraniol
As known for healing property, the Bergamot hydrosol has its great use in skin treatment. It is effective in the treatment of fungal infection, irritation, scars and skin patches. The cosmetic companies use it in beauty creams for these kind of effective treatments. The oil has some medicinal properties which makes it use in the cure of nausea and sleep disorders.
|Botonical Name||Citrus Bergamia|
|Country of Origin||Italy|
|Color & Odor||pale green/yellow with fresh citrus burst with slight floral undertones|
|Solubility||Insoluble in water|
|Optical Rotation||(+8Â°) - (-24Â°) @ 20Â°C|
|Refractive Index||1.46 - 1.47 20Â°C|
|Extraction Method||Cold Pressed|