Bergamot & Bergamot Vitality

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Bergamot & Bergamot Vitality- Young Living

🍊 FUN FACTS 🍊

Bergamot is of the citrus family, but it is not as well known. Christopher Columbus is credited with bringing bergamot to Italy from the Canary Islands. It is defined as a hybrid between sour orange and lemon and produces a fruit that is extremely sour with fragrant peels. Its aromatic profile is so compelling that it has been used for centuries in perfumery for its tangy green top note. Bergamot is what gives Earl Gray tea its coveted flavor

🍊 WHAT IT DOES 🍊

Aromatically, bergamot helps to relieve anxiety, depression, stress and tension. It is uplifting and refreshing and helps us to radiate LOVE.  Historically, Bergamot was used  to maintain a healthy intestinal tract with no parasites, to maintain a healthy intestinal tract with no parasites, to aid sleep, to soothe throats, to support the respiratory system, aid digestion, soothe the skin and support the endocrine system

Constituents to research:

monoterpenes (D-limonene, alpha and beta pinene) , sesquiterpenes

🍊IDEAS FOR USE – INGESTION (Vitality™) 🍊

  • substitute for zest- 1 drop for a teaspoon, 7-10 drops for the whole fruit
  • infuse balsamic vinegar 1 drop per oz
  • add a drop or two to your favorite tea or beverage
  • use 1-5 drops per 4 oz salad dressing
  • add a drop per teaspoon of butter or coconut spread for flavoring
  • add 2 drops per oz of olive oils and drizzle over meats, pastas, breads and vegetables
  • add 1-2 drops into a veggie capsule with carrier oil and ingest as dietary supplement

🍊 TOPICAL/ AROMATIC (non- Vitality™) 🍊

  • diffuse for a sweet, lively, citrus & fruity aroma
  • add a few drops to your thieves cleaner or a spray bottle with water to wipe down surfaces
  • add a drop to your favorite skin cleanser to help control oily skin
  • apply to the bottom of feet prior to bedtime- bergamot is relaxing and calming
  • add a few drops to a homemade muscle rub or cream, particularly after a workout
  • add a few drops to carrier oil and rub over the chest to calm and support breathing
  • inhale from bottle
  • add a few drops to water and dip a washcloth for a cool forehead compress
  • blend with other oils for a delightful perfume
  • massage over abdomen with carrier oil to support digestion and healthy gas levels

🍊 BLENDS WITH 🍊

  • Chamomile
  • Cypress
  • Eucalyptus
  • Geranium
  • Jasmine
  • Juniper
  • Lavender
  • Lemon
  • Palmarosa
  • Patchouli
  • Ylang Ylang
  • Cardamom

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