Bergamot was named after a town in Italy--Bergamo--where Bergamot oil was first marketed. This citrus oil was most commonly used in Italian folk medicine for fevers and other medicinal purposes for many years.
Relaxes and calms
Balances oily skin
Eases tight muscles
Botanical name: Citrus bergamia
Extraction Method: Cold pressed
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Plant Description: Bergamot (evergreen) belongs to the Rutaceae Family, native to the Canary Islands. The tree may grow from 2 - 10 m. tall. Bergamot doesn't grow in the wild but instead is cultivated. The long branches are covered with spines. The tree yields small pear-shaped fruit which is not edible but is useful for the oil extracted from the peel/rind