Bergamot Oil Organic – Food & Cosmetic

**Botanical name:** Citrus aurantium bergamia

**Plant part:** Fruit skin


**CAS:** 89957-91-5

**EINECS:** 289-612-9

**Manufacturing:** Pressing

**Organic Certified:** GR-BIO-10

**Food + Cosmetic Ingredient**

**Documents:** Available upon request

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**Description:** Organic bergamot essential oil is obtained from the outer peel of the unripe fruit from the bergamot tree (Citrus aurantium bergamia) through the process of cold expression. The yield of essential oil from the plant mass is 0.5%.

**Special Characteristics:** Organic bergamot essential oil is a yellow to brownish liquid. Chlorophyll contained in the cells can lead to the creation of green hues. It has a delicate and sweet aroma, with clear notes of lemon. Bergamot essential oil dissolves easily in alcohol (1:2, ethanol), vegetable oils, and other essential oils. It is almost insoluble in water.

**Applications in Cosmetics:** The pharmaceutical industry uses organic bergamot essential oil in products for respiratory diseases, such as tonsillitis. Additionally, it is said to have antispasmodic effects, allowing the pharmaceutical industry to use it for the treatment of colic, indigestion, and flatulence. Moreover, as an additive in anti-inflammatory creams, it is said to provide relief for viral skin conditions such as herpes or shingles.

In the cosmetics industry, organic bergamot essential oil is primarily used in perfumery for creating fragrances and in hair care products.

In aromatherapy, organic bergamot essential oil is said to alleviate depressive moods. Its fresh aroma, reminiscent of citrus fruits, is said to soothe nerves.

**Food Applications:** Organic bergamot essential oil is the classic and characteristic flavoring of Earl Grey Tea. It is used to flavor sweets, alcoholic beverages, and baked goods.

**CAUTION: ALWAYS use diluted in a carrier oil or other solvent.**

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