Bergamot is a citrus fruit whose rind is used for extracting the Bergamot Essential Oil.
The bergamot oil acts as a disinfectant as well as an antibiotic. It helps in inhibiting the growth of germs; viruses and fungi further prohibiting skin infections. It stimulates the secretion of certain hormones that lessen the sensitivity of the nerves to pain. It also increases the secretions of digestive acids and enzymes, which facilitate digestion. The bergamot oil’s vermifugal property kills worms thus making it a subtle and fragrant medicine for children who have contracted worms.
Bergamot is often added to creams and lotions that treat oily skin and acne. Reason being, it’s antiseptic properties. The Bergamot essential oil also acts as an excellent deodorant, which is why it is extremely popular amongst the youth who are always in search for more natural options.
The bergamot oil consists of elements such as like Alpha Pinene and Limonene which act as antidepressants. It assists in improving the blood circulation and generates energy, which further bring about the feeling of freshness and joy.
The bergamot oil also consists of “flavonoids” which act as relaxants. They soothe our nerves and reduce anxiety. All of the above-mentioned can help in curing high blood pressure, insomnia and depression