The bergamot (Citrus bergamia) is a citrus fruit that is thought to have originated in Southeast Asia, but is now found mainly in southern Europe, especially in the climes of Italy. The bergamot tree presents itself with evergreen, elongated leaves, delicate white flowers and the characteristic pear-shaped bergamot fruits.
Essential bergamot oil as a mood lifter
The precious essential oil is produced by gently cold-pressing the fruit peels. It is characterised by an incomparably refreshing, citrus-like scent, which is accompanied by gentle floral nuances. Due to its unique scent, bergamot is often used in perfumery as a top note to add a refreshing note to fragrance compositions. Bergamot acts as a natural mood enhancer. Its scent helps to reduce stress, alleviate anxiety and create a stimulating, positive atmosphere. Bergamot essential oil promotes a general sense of well-being and contributes to relaxation. In addition, the scent of bergamot can also have a supportive effect on sleep problems.
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