Bergamot essential oil is antibacterial, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic. Do you want to know more?
Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) is a plant that produces a citrus fruit which seems to be a hybrid between a sour orange and lemon. The essential oil is taken from the peel of the fruit. Its most common usage is for Earl Grey black tea.
Bergamot is a plant from Southeastern Asia that was acclimated in Bergamo, a city of Northern Italy. This is the origin of its name. Up to date, bergamot is mainly produced in the Ivory Coast, Argentina, Turkey, Brazil, and Morocco.
Initially, this herb was commonly used for reducing fever, fighting parasitic diseases and relieving the sore throat. Scientists found out later that bergamot essential oil is a wonderful natural remedy due to its antibacterial, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties.
Additionally, bergamot Is uplifting and improves your digestion.
Anyway, be cautious if you decide to use bergamot essential oil for aromatherapy purposes since some sensitive people have experienced respiratory and dermatological toxic reactions. Also, it's better to avoid its use on children.
Bergamot shouldn't be used for at least two weeks beforehand a surgery schedule. This essential oil may lower blood sugar levels, which is a great benefit, but it may interfere with your blood sugar control, too.