The oil offers an emotionally uplifting effect to combat stress and depression and calms the nervous system. It is one of the most valuable oils I have used to support emotional health and well-being.

Bergamot is a fantastic essential oil for massage as it helps to reduce tension and soothe painfully tight muscles because of its anti-spasmodic properties.

Bergamot has additional antiviral properties and stimulates the immune system.

Bergamot has been found to inhibit the herpes simplex I virus which causes cold sores.

It is particularly effective in combination with Tea Tree and Lavender for the treatment of cold sores, chicken pox and shingles.
Bergamot imparts a pleasant flavor to Earl Grey tea adding to its soothing effect on the nervous system

In my personal opinion, this describes Bergamot the best …
“Thanks to Bergamot’s sunny and warming disposition, the oil helps people regain self-confidence, and it uplifts and refreshes the spirit. The gentle fragrance, like a bouquet of flowers, evokes joy and warms the heart”.(Fischer-Rizzi, author, Complete Aromatherapy Handbook).


All Inshanti’s products are handcrafted in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. All Inshant’s essential oils are carefully selected and GC/MS tested for purity! All Inshanti’s ingredients are Wild Crafted, Ethically Farmed or Certified Organic!

This product has not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.


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



Aromatic Attributes:

  • 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


  • Try using Bergamot in a diffuser, especially for depression, as it adds a light, uplifting, and lovely aroma to the room.
  • Add Bergamot to a massage blend for stomach cramps because of its anti-spasmodic properties


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.

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