Citrus Auranthium Linnaeus subs. Bergamia
The essential oil is produced by cold expression of the peel of the still green fruits.
This oil reached its height of popularity during the time of Napoleon, when blended with other oils to produce eau-de-cologne.
A fresh citrus fragrance with soothing and uplifting qualities. Refreshing.
We supply rectified (bergapten-free) oil due to the risk of phototoxicity in the neat Bergamot oil
On average it takes 200 kg of the whole fruit to produce 1 kg of Bergamot oil, with its characteristic fresh, fruity sweet odour.