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Oil of the Week: Bergamot

Bergamot, or Citrus bergamia, is pronounced exactly the way it is spelled. Some people think that it is similar to the way depot is pronounced, with a silent ‘t’, but that is not the case. While this isn’t extremely important, knowing how to properly say something really boosts your confidence when you are speaking about it! So, now that we have the name all figured out, let’s dive into what makes this citrus oil special.

  1. The most delicate of citrus oils, Bergamot has a super unique property. It can be both calming and uplifting all at the same time! This makes it the perfect oil for helping with anxious and sad feelings. It has a citrus, spicy floral aroma that is soothing and warming; simply add a couple of drops to your skin in the shower and breathe deep to truly appreciate the aroma this oils possesses.
  2. Bergamot is also extremely beneficial to the skin as a cleanser and purifier. You can add a couple of drops to your DIY skin care cleanser and enjoy the calming effects this oil brings to your skin.

While these are only a couple of the many things Bergamot can do, it provides you with an idea of how special this citrus oil is. When you are in a time of high stress or experience feelings of sadness, use Bergamot to help soothe those distraught feelings. God has provided us with such gifts to aid in our everyday lives so that we can give our bodies exactly what they need to heal themselves.

Tune in later this week to discover some amazing recipes you can include Bergamot in!

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Citrus oils are photosensitive, so be sure to allow up to 12 hours after use before you engage in prolonged sun exposure.
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