Bergamot oil is known for building confidence and enhancing your mood. This oil is also used for healing scars, killing bacteria, and minimizing skin’s marks. It is also used in reducing pain that results from muscle tension and headaches as well as stimulating both digestive and hormonal juices.
Bergamot oil is produced from a citrus plant known as Citrus bergamia. This plant is a hybrid produced from a sour lemon and orange. Bergamot oil is produced from its fruit’s peels. The oil produced is used in making medicine. This plant originated from South East Asia but is currently grown in Argentina, Turkey, Morocco, Brazil, and Ivory Coast. Bergamot oil was traditionally used in Chinese medicine for soothing indigestion and gas.
This product is widely used in the manufacturing of perfumes. It has potent antibacterial and antiseptic properties, and it is therefore applied in the pharmaceutical industry since it can absorb the unpleasant smells in the medical products.
Bergamot oil has numerous health benefits which make it an effective natural remedy. This oil has potent anti-infectious, antibacterial, antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties. It plays a key role in improving the digestion system.
Benefits of bergamot oil include the following:
- Releasing emotional pain
- Aids digestive system
- Cleanses oily skin
- Reduces cough
- Relieves stress
- Soothes skin irritations
- Relieves muscle and joint pain
- Killing bacteria and germs
Here are the major uses of Bergamot oil
Stimulating hormonal secretions
This oil helps in maintain proper metabolic rates. It does this by stimulating the secretion of hormones, bile, insulin, and digestive juices. This facilitates the absorption of nutrients by the digestive system. These juices help in the breakdown of sugars thus lowering the blood pressure.
It is used in making skin soaps since it plays a key role in inhibiting the growth of virus, fungi, and germs. It reduces the risks of infection when applied on your hair or skin. It is also known for curing infections of the kidneys, intestines, urinary tract and colon.
This oil acts as a relaxant thereby reducing the feelings of anxiety and stress as well as reducing the nervous tension. This powerful oil is used in stimulating the various hormones such as serotonin and dopamine. All these help in creating feelings of relaxation and sedation.
It helps the infected teeth by removing germs from them. It has powerful germs fighting properties which make it useful in treating teeth cavities. It, therefore, protects your teeth from developing cavities when it is applied as a mouth wash.