The bergamot tree is a cross between a lemon tree and an orange tree. It produces a hybrid citrus fruit which is green or yellowish.
The essential oil that comes from the rind of the Bergamot fruit which is cold pressed to extract it.
Used in cosmetics and in food, Bergamot essential oil is a citrusy scented oil that has calming effects and is believed to help with anxiety or stress.
We use a Bergaptene free essential oil; this means that you won’t have to worry about sun exposure having used it.
The main use of Bergamot essential oil for us is within the aromatherapy range and you will find it in the Sleep Balm and in the Be Zen balm and blends.