PACKAGING: 11,3 ml. bottle
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BERGAMOTCitrus bergamia (Rutacee)
Type: Organic (CE certification 009577-2015)
Origin: Italy (Calabria)
Originally from tropical Asia, the bergamot orange is now mainly grown in Calabria and Ivory Coast.
The tree grows to a height of four metres, and has smooth, oval leaves. It yields a green, roundish fruit which turns yellow as it ripens.
It's named after the Italian town of Bergamo, where bergamot oil, pressed from the peels of the fruit, was first commercially produced.
The essential oil is obtained by the cold pressing of the peel of the fruit. It's a limpid, vivid green liquid that turns darker with age, with a velvety, highly distinctive, sweetly citric fragrance.
It combines well with the essential oils of Camomile, Coriander, Cypress, Geranium, Juniper, Lemon, Neroli, Olibanum and Myrrh absolute.
popular herbalist tradition)
Essential oil of Bergamot is non-toxic and widely used in aromatherapy for its refreshing and anti-depressant action in the treatment of anxiety and stress.
It's also used for treating acne, eczema, insect bites and labial herpes, and is a good insect repellent. Great care should be taken when applying this oil to the skin, however, as the furocoumarins it contains can make it phototoxic after direct exposure to sunlight. For this reason, it's advisable to dissolve it in vegetable oil (olive, almond or sesame) before applying.
It's widely used as a fragrance agent and a fixative in perfumes and cosmetics, in personal hygiene products and in tanning lotions.
In the food industry, it's used as a flavouring agent in the famous Earl Grey tea among other products.
NB : further product information (composition, declaration of conformity etc.) can be found in the
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CLP PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
100% natural, pure essential oil of certified organic origin (CE certification 009577-2015) in glass vial (11.3 ml, 0.40 fl. oz.); this product, also suitable for food use based on EC regulation 1334/2008, is totally free of stabilizing agents, fixatives, pesticides, GMOs and gamma ray treatment (including products in the semi-finished state).
As indicated in the declaration of conformity, the selected and processed raw materials used in the production of this essential oil are of certified organic origin. This guarantees that the raw materials are produced by a farming system which imposes stringent controls on the use of fertilizers and pest control. The aim: to safeguard harvests, protect the environment and promote the development of sustainable agriculture.