Bergamot Mint Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Mentha citrata
Common Method Of Extraction: Steam distillation
Parts Used: Flowering tops
Aroma:Soft mint, green, slight citrus aroma
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Traditional Use:This oil is believed to be emotionally uplifting and calming.
Properties:Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, carminative, deodorant, sedative
Benefits: Acne, asthma, colds, coughs, dermatitis, digestive problems, flatulence, headaches, mental fatigue, mouth or gum infections, muscular pain, nausea, nervous strain, shock. Beragmot mint has a wonderful calming effect when diffused.
Blends Well With:Basil, citrus oils, geranium, lavender, rose, ylang ylang
Of Interest:Bergamot mint contains linalool and linalyl acetate, which gives this oil properties similar to lavender.
Safety Data: Avoid while pregnant. May cause skin irritation.
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.