Bergamot Essential Oil


Bergamot

(Citrus bergamia)

Aroma: Fresh, spicy, floral, citrus, top note with a sweet aroma

Properties: a deodorant, vulnerary, vermifuge, antibiotic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, sedative, analgesic, antidepressant, disinfectant, febrifuge, and digestive substance.

Powers: Balance, Joy & Strength

Element: Air

Planet: Mercury

Gender: Feminine

Chakra’s: Third Eye & Heart

Emotional uses:

  1. Mood lifting.

  2. Antidepressant

  3. Lighten the heart and mind to bring joy and laughter into your life.

Magical Uses:

  1. Clears away the fogginess of the mind, allowing the higher spiritual self to become attuned to our helpers.

  2. Place 3 to 5 drops on your wallet or purse to attract money.

Benefits for massage & skin care:

  1. Excellent for the skin conditions psoriasis by applying bergamot oil directly to the skin.

  2. (used topically on the skin for a tumor caused by a fungal infection and for pigment loss.

  3. It is also used as an insecticide to protect the body against lice and other parasites.

Precautions: Oil Specific: None known. General: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.

For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Blends well with: Chamomile, citrus oils, coriander, cypress, geranium, helichrysum, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemon balm, neroli, nutmeg, rose, sandalwood, vetiver, violet, ylang ylang

RECEIPE

Homemade Deodorant

Ingredients

1/4 cup Baking Soda 5 tablespoons coconut oil 2 tablespoons Cornstarch 2 tablespoons Bentonite Clay 30 drops bergamot essential oil

Directions

1. Blend all ingredients together and place in small container. 2. If the recipe is too soft, you can refrigerate after mixing to help solidify. 3. Use as a crème and apply to underarms with tips of fingers. Make sure your skin is clean and dry before application to get the most out of the deodorant.

With love and light,

Bethanny

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