Bergamot (Citrus aurantium bergamia) fruit oil is extracted from the rind of the citrus fruit, Bergamot. Its powerful aroma makes it a popular component in many perfumes. Bergamot fruit oil also has a number of therapeutic uses in aromatherapy. It has a high content of the chemicals esters and alcohols, making it a gentle oil to use. Bergamot fruit oil is useful for digestive difficulties, stress, and infectious wounds.
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