Bergamot Calabrian (Citrus bergamia)
Properties: Antiseptic, Astringent, anti-depressant, anti-scorbutic, sensitizes the skin (do not use before sunbathing), refreshing, mood uplifting, relieves anxiety, nervous tension, stress, improves alertness and helps to relieve mental fatigue.
It is believed to help in the reduction of cellulite deposits, has a purifying quality.
Cautions: Bergamot oil can cause severe burns when used on sensitive skin that has been exposed to sunlight due to the high bergaptene content.
Disclaimer: Please note, the International Federation of Aromatherapists do not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy.