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Bergamot Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Citrus Bergamia

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Action of Bergamot

Nutrients in Bergamot

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Parts Used

Fruits, Leaves, Peel, Oil

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Bergamot

It may cause Epilepsy.
It may cause Burns if applied to sensitive skin.
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Bergamot is an Italian citrus fruit.
It is an evergreen.
It grows in tropical and subtropical climates.
It grows upto 10 M.
Best used for Stress.
It is used widely in production of Essential Oils.
It is used as an Antiseptic and an Athelminthic.
It is used in cure of Heart diseases and facilitates wound healing.
It is used in treatment of Lung inflammation in patients with Cystic Fibrosis.
Bergamot fruit extract can reduce total and LDL cholesterol and raise HDL-cholesterol.
Diluted Bergamot Essential oil is used in Aromatherapy. It induces relaxation in highly stressed individuals.
It is used in Perfumes.
Note: It should not be applied directly to the Skin.
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Materia Medica for Bergamot

Bergamot General

Bergamot is familiar as Wild Oregano. Its fruit and oil extract have been used for various herbal treatments.
It is effective for treating the problem of Seborrhea (Dandruff).
A decoction prepared from Bergamot is used for curing Headache.
It treats the problem of Insomnia.
It is a good herb for the Stomach. It helps in combating problems of Flatulence and Bloating.
Bergamot is effective for treating Intestinal problems like Colic.
Bergamot is applied on the skin for reducing Skin Problems like Eczema, Psoriasis, and Acne.
Its oil extract is used to counter problems of Vitiligo.
Caution : Consult a Doctor before consuming it.
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Bergamot Oil for Bloating

Extract the oil from peels of Bergamot. Heat. Rub lukewarm on abdomen for 10 minutes.
OR : Prepare tea from Bergamot Oil. Take it once a day.
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Herbal Treatment For Depression 3

Take 7-8 drops of Bergamot Oil
4-5 drops each of- Lime and Ylang Ylang Oil.
Make a blend and use for massage or add to warm bathing water.
It is good for Anxiety and Depression.
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