Essential oils will forever hold us in moments when we need them most. Whether it’s moments of healing, recentering or energizing, these oils will always return us to our power. And this sentiment is especially true when it comes to Bergamot oil.
Deemed the ‘royal oil’ for its ability to return our minds and bodies to their ‘rightful place of happiness’, Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) is championing health and wellness. Here’s more light on the nourishing benefits of Bergamot essential oil.
The relationship between scent and wellness
Our bodies comprise of a unique trinity of elements: emotion, memory and scent. And it is through the collective energy of this trinity that we find the intuitive connection between our well-being and nature.
We notice this connection when we walk in the park, swim in the ocean, and, more explicitly, whenever we inhale certain aromas. Suddenly memories are gently unlocked, desires are unleashed, spirits enliven, and a sense of calm is gifted to us.
These incredible feelings aren’t just coincidental. There are several key pieces of research which expertly prove that various scents (particularly those from essential oils) have the power to influence your mood. In fact, certain scents help produce happy hormones – namely dopamine and serotonin - which help regulate your overall psychological well-being.
Including aromatherapy in your everyday wellness ritual means experiencing the power of scents and their ability to become a natural mental health healing tool.
And to the delight of many, it’s Bergamot essential oil that is leading this aromatherapy revolution!
Where does Bergamot oil come from?
For centuries, Bergamot oil has garnered much praise for its delightful citrus aroma and aromatherapeutic influence. However, while people have marvelled at this stimulating scent, many have yet to explore its origin story.
Bergamot essential oil is intentionally and patiently extracted from the rind of the fruit of the delicate Citrus bergamia tree, which thrives in more tropical climates. This flowering plant is known for producing an abundance of Bergamot fruit which are identifiable by their splendidly warm orange and yellow.
Once ripe, the small Mediterranean citrus fruit (which is often described as a hybrid between an orange and lemon) is plucked from the branches of the tree and cultivated for its delicately perfumed skin. The rinds of the fruit are cold-pressed to extract the essential oil.
The result? A delightful, uplifting and citrusy Bergamot oil.
What is Bergamot oil best for?
This uniquely zesty and sweet oil continues to surprise essential oil lovers, and that is because of its natural holistic powers. It’s the perfect usher into exceptional holistic health – from your skin to your hair and sleeping patterns, Bergamot oil covers it all.
Benefits of Bergamot oil products for skin
There are several varying compounds found in Bergamot essential oil that contribute to its impeccable healing properties for skin. We encourage you to look for skincare products that harness the benefits of Bergamot oil for your skin so that you can experience:
- Skin rejuvenation
- Increased collagen production
- Healthier skin texture and skin tone
- Reduced acne breakouts
- Minimized skin irritation
Benefits of Bergamot oil products for hair
As the popular saying goes – maybe she’s born with it … or maybe it’s the benefits of Bergamot oil.
Bergamot essential oil contains natural hair stimulants that will enrich and protect all hair types. Here are a few of the hair benefits you could revel in:
- Tames hair curls and frizz
- Soothes itchy and irritated scalps
- Promotes hair growth
- Provides a natural hair scent
Benefits of Bergamot oil for emotional well-being
If you struggle to rest your mind and body at night, Bergamot oil is a natural remedy for resting and relaxing. This remarkable oil has been known to help prepare your body for deep sleep. By adding a few drops to your diffuser, you are gracing your space and body with restful energy.
Here are additional benefits of Bergamot oil for your well-being:
- Slows down the heart rate for better rest
- Lowers blood pressure
- Eases anxiety that could disrupt sleep
- Possesses sedative qualities
- Induces a sense of calm
Bergamot oil continues to be a natural prodigy for its intriguing and incredibly rejuvenating benefits
Not only does Bergamot essential oil form a great part of aromatherapy, but it also plays an essential role in holistic healing. By relying on its natural properties, you will not only be able to promote an improved lifestyle but, most importantly, help garner the most important relationship yet: your mind-body connection.
And so, if you would like to drastically improve your life and take centre stage of your own wellness journey, we highly recommend our beauty wellness sets which will help usher you into a more grounded presence.
Take a few breaths of Bergamot essential oil before you unwind at night with our products. The scent of Our Evening Aromatherapy Candle will set the mood for the night, or experience a mixture of Bergamot and other soothing essential oils in a unique way while you massage your body with our luxurious Evening Body Serum. Try them together and whisk off into a restful mindful moment.
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