You can fight stress and depression and calm your nervous system with the help of Inshanti’s bergamot essential oil. Our master blender, Debra Stoltzfus, considers it one of the most valuable oils she has ever used to support emotional health and wellbeing. The light citrus scent will uplift your spirits and encourage your sunnier side. Its antiviral properties stimulate the immune system and seek to destroy viruses and alleviate inflammation.

Essential Facts

Plant Parts: Peel
Botanical Family: Rutaceae
Chemical Family: Esters, Monoterpenes
Country of Origin: Italy
Method of Extraction: Cold Pressed
Cultivation Method: Certified Organic
Aroma: citrus, floral, sweet
Note Classification: Top



Emotional and Energetic Properties:

  • Relaxing, restorative, calming
  • Emotionally uplifting
  • Supports the release of repressed emotion
  • Helps reduce insomnia and anxiety

Therapeutic Properties:

  • Antidepressant – helps prevent and alleviate depression
  • Anti-inflammatory – alleviates inflammation, promotes cooling
  • Antispasmodic – relieves spasms and cramps
  • Antiviral – destructive to viruses
  • Carminative – settles digestion and may assist in preventing gas
  • Central Nervous System tonic, sedative


Belly Blend: Add bergamot to a massage blend for stomach cramps because of its anti-spasmodic properties.

Diffuser: Relieves depression, as it adds a light, uplifting, and lovely aroma to the room.

Massage Oil: Blend 3–5 drops into 1 oz of a carrier oil. Massage into sore muscles.

Always dilute essential oils with a carrier oil.



Phototoxic—Avoid direct sunlight or sun beds for 12 hours after applying bergamot to the skin. Bergamot must not be applied to the skin undiluted. Serious skin burning/damage can occur if Bergamot is used on the skin and then the skin is exposed to the sun or a tanning booth. It may be used safely on the skin in a blend at no more than .4% (approximately 1 drop of Bergamot per ounce of carrier). See Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand. Do not use undiluted on the skin or in a bath.

If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician or clinical certified aromatherapist. For external use only. Keep away from mucous membranes & eyes. Test a small amount on skin for allergic reaction. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid using on infants and small children under the age of five years old.

Always dilute essential oils with a carrier oil.

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