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Bergamot

Effects: Refreshing and uplifting

Aroma: Top note

Scent: Sweet, Spicy

Combines well with: Chamomile, Geranium, Lavender

 
Properties:

Antidepressant, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic

 
Uses:
  • Abcesses
  • Acne
  • Boils
  • Chicken Pox
  • Colds
  • Cold Sores
  • Cystitis
  • Flatulence
  • Loss of Appetite
  • Mouth Infections
  • Sore Throat
Contra-indications:



Bergamot is a photosensitizer (increases the skins reaction to sunlight making it more likely to burn) so it should not be used when exposed to sunlight or tanning beds. Bergamot has antispasmodic properties and therefore should be avoided during pregnancy.

 

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