Bergamot mint essential oil has a mild minty aroma with subtle floral and citrus notes which give this oil very pleasant, grounding and comforting feel.
Bergamot mint oil is a great substitute for lavender if you are looking for softer and lighter floral notes and the mild cooling note is a plus. Bergamot mint is similar to lavender in its chemical make up, having 2 of the same main components as lavender, linalool and linalyl acetate. These components make Bergamot mint soothing and gentle on skin and makes a great addition to any pain blend with peppermint or wintergreen.
Bergamot mint as a very relaxing nature that is soothing to the nervous system helping to reduce feeling of stress, anxiety, nervousness, tension or agitation.
Because of its balancing nature, it is also used for problem skin and used in skincare blends, helping to balance out oily skin. Its mild coolness nature makes it ideal for menopausal support with hot flashes.
Bergamot relaxes tightness and it can be helpful in relieving symptoms of anxiety that may accompany respiratory conditions. Add it to a bath, body lotion, used in a foot soak, or in a diffuser.
Botanical name: Mentha citrata
Extraction method: steam distilled
Plant part: flowers and leaves
Aroma: fresh, light, soft mint, mildly floral
Properties and Benefits
Bergamot mint is emotionally soothing. It has a grounding effect, bringing comfort to those feeling under stress and duress.
Blends well with
Orange, Clary sage, Lavender, Geranium, juniper berry, Siberian fir, eucalyptus, rosemary, ravintsara.
No safety issues known. Generally regarded as safe.
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