Main Constituents: Limonene: 39.67% Linalyl acetate: 27.64% Linalool: 10.81%
Plant Part: Fruit Peel
Processing Method: Cold Pressed
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, light yellowish green to yellowish brown liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: The aroma is basically citrus, yet fruity and sweet with a warm spicy floral quality, and is reminiscent of Neroli, giving a middle note of medium strength.
Product Abstract: The Bergamot tree can grow up to four meters high, with star-shaped flowers, and smooth leaves, bearing citrus fruit resembling a cross between an orange and a grapefruit, but in a pear shape. The fruit ripens from green to yellow. The name Bergamot is derived from the city Bergamo in Lombardy where the oil was first sold.
Cautions: Bergamot Essential Oil has phototoxic properties and exposure to the sun must be avoided after application to the skin. Due to the presence of bergaptene in this oil, please consult a physician prior to using it. Dilute well before use; May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.
NOTICE: This product contains a component which is listed under California Proposition 65. California residents will receive this product labeled accordingly.
IMPORTANT: All New Directions Aromatics (NDA) products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner. Please refer to our policies for further details, and our disclaimer below.
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Rating: This is an exquisite bergamot! I previously purchased bergamot EO from another supplier. I loved it, but NDA's is far superior, with a wonderful complexity the (somewhat cheaper) bergamot from the other supplier lacked.
Rating: I bought the 3.3 oz without smelling it first and I am very pleased! I had a very expensive Bergamot from another seller that I loved, but I wanted to give ND a try. Wonderful! I have no reason to purchase from anywhere else now. Lovely oil!
By:Ginger, Puyallup, Washington Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 07-Feb-2014
Rating: Beautiful bergamot! A lot of depth. Blends very well.
In my opinion, N.D. has some of the best citrus based scents I have found.
Sicilian Lemon, being my favorite
By:Harry, Oreland, Pennsylvania Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 20-Sep-2012
Rating: This is a nice scent, not at all overwhelming. It's not overly sweet and there's just enough of a masculine note to make it a good unisex scent. It didn't accelerate in my CP soap; so far I haven't used it in an uncolored soap so I don't know if it discolors.
Rating: I love this oil. about a year ago I had surgery on my nose so that I could breath (it had been broken) well there was a spot on my nose that would not heal. about a week ago I started putting bergamot oil on it, it is completely healed and my skin look wonderful.
Rating: I love the smell of Bergamot, it has a spicy citrus scent and is even more wonderful when blended with ginger or clary sage.
By:Lisa, Pellston, Michigan Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 03-May-2008
Rating: I like how well this blends with other oils. I used it with Lavender and Chamomile to help my son who couldn't sleep and was a little down. I tried the blend myself too as I have sleeping issues. Slept like a log. Which is unusual for me. Loved how well ND packages and your quality and price are great. Thanks ND!
By:Carolyn, Pleasant Grove, Utah
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 07-Mar-2013
Rating: Love this oil. I have used a few drops in my kiddos bath to help fight eczema, works pretty well from what I can tell so far. Also I created a sanctuary scent for nighttime with this, lavender and cedarwood. It's very soothing and great for nighttime rest.
Rating: What a lovely versatile oil. It mixes well with so many things and brings out the best in other scents. Mixing it with NDA's sweet orange oil made a luscious scent, toning down the cloyingness of the orange leaving just a hint of it's flavor (both the bergamot and orange blended into an entirely new aroma). All in all, this is like lavender in that it goes with so many things and finishes your somewhat unfinished blended scents.
By:M., Irving, Texas Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 11-Sep-2012
Rating: This is my first time ever using bergamot, and I have to say that it is so fun to work with. It easily and wonderfully blends with citruses and sage. I'll be coming back for more of this!
By:Cynthia, Oneida, Kentucky Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 05-Oct-2012
Rating: I love this EO! Such a nice, soft scent.
By:Janice, Washingtonville, New York
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 31-May-2010
Rating: Bergamot is a nice clean scent, I mix it with orange in a spray cleanser and it is so fresh and happy making! I would use it more but in body care but I am nervous about the phototoxic effects so next time I will get the bergaptene free just for body use
By:Krissandra, Moses Lake, Washington
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 13-Apr-2008
Rating: Beautifully perfumey citrusy smell.
By:Basil, Woodbridge, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Very impressed with this oil, strong and exactly what you would expect. Smells just like Earl Grey!
By:Erin, Toronto, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I like this one. It's lIght, fresh, crisp, and citrusy. Smells like a hot cup of Earl Grey tea with an orange slice floating in your teacup. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars was because I found the scent a touch too light.
By:Jeannie, Kamloops, British Columbia Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I love this scent, goes great with grapefruit EO.
By:Jalisa, Brampton, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I love this oil. I used it in my SLS free shower gel, it has such a great scent!
By:Anita, North York, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: This is a pleasant citrusy "Earl Grey" scent. Never disappoints. The perfect lightener for my fragrance combinations without skin irritations. Perfect for skin treatments!
Rating: This oil is similar to the mandarin oil in the since that it is more of a sweet citrus. Which i love becuase i really don't like the tart bitter smell of say the lemon or lime oils. This mixes well with Geranium and has made a considerable difference in my skin since i start adding it to facial steams.
By:Lorriane, Gardena, California Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 19-Jan-2010
Rating: I really love the light, sweet, fruity scent of this oil. The after tones of a spicy wood just finishes it off beautifully. I have used it in a few blends, but it would be beautiful on it's own too. I will be adding it to my postpartum blend to help ward off depression. I hope it works as well as I read it does. Very happy with this buy!
By:Jeannette, Red Deer, Alberta Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: This is such a wonderful essential oil either all be itself or mixed with other essential oils! I'm so excited that I can order it in larger quantities through ND!
By:Christy, Sylvan Lake, Alberta Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: WOW once again I am very happy with the quality of all these products...I plan to mix the bergamot and melissa leaf and make a special blend I love these products you will not go wrong with anything they have here!!!
By:Wendy, Sturgeon Lake, Minnesota
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 25-May-2011
Rating: I just received this in the mail today and I LOVE it! I am using it in a sugar scrub and body butter. This will be come one of my staple scents!!!
By:Nathan, Brantford, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Loved it, very smooth scent , not too powerfull
By:Rana, Toronto, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I love the scent! Excellent quality!
By:Susan, Whitby, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: NDA Bergamot is one of my staples. I use it in bath water at night, it calms me so I can get a good night's sleep. I use it diluted in lotions and oils for day use to uplift my spirits. My sister was diagnosed with mental illness a few years ago and I would make a blend for her of orange oil, bergamot and rosewood. She always smiled after using it. I made her bath bombs after I found it was the easest way for her to dispense the oils evenly. She even gave some away to people she wanted to bless.
Rating: Perfect Bergamont for all your needs. I add a bit of Bergamont to my diffusion whenever I need a bit of a perk up, or simply when I am feeling down and it does the trick. I also add it to some of my homemade household cleaning products. It gives a more comforting, warm feel to the house over lemon, pine or lavender. Great, Great, GREAT price. Thanks!
By:Michael, Chicago, Illinois Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 05-Dec-2010
Rating: Simply amazing oil for depression....highly recommended
By:Rick, Westville, Nova Scotia Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: One of my all-time favourite scents! I love Earl Grey tea, so this is a must.This particular bergamot is just gorgeous. I love it!
By:Jessica, Montreal, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: This oil is a must have for everyone... it is so gentle and so versatile. If you are a person who is angry, depressed or stressed out a lot, this oil will be your best friend. Bergamott is a well known antidepressant that soothes the nerves and gives one a fresh outlook. Oh and it smells so wonderful!!! this is that magical ingredient in Earl grey tea. also good for kidney, bladder and yeast infections in a sitz bath... I love this oil!
By:Brandy, Lloydminster, Saskatchewan Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: A fabulous Bergamot and wonderful addition to an essential oil kit!
By:Jennifer, Kanata, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Love the scent! I used 2 tbsp in my cp soap and it has a light but true scent. Next time I may use more.
By:Kristie, Portsmouth, New Hampshire Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 18-Nov-2009
Rating: I love this oil. It's the best I have tried to date compared with other companies.
By:Linda, Council Bluffs, Iowa Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 23-Jan-2010
Rating: Very fresh and uplifting. I keep sniffing the bottle.
By:Chassidy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 15-Apr-2009
Rating: This is my favorite bergamot I have ever used! So fresh and not overpowering at all. All of the essential oils I have thus far tried from New Directions have been so amazing!
By:Wendy, Valleyfield, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: love it! Soothing, warm, relaxing fragrance
Rating: A very nice citrus smell, not to strong, very gentle.
By:Marilyn, Newmarket, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I use this daily in a diffuser - very relaxing scent - mixes well with other oils. Highly recommended!
By:Maxi, Toronto, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I originallly ordered this at a customers request, but this is a very beautiful eo, orangy and sweet with a hint of floral.
By:Shannon, Schenectady, New York Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 24-Jan-2006
Rating: A very special oil I use for my Tan Accelerator, among other products. It tans the skin your own color in one day when formulated correctly - in the sun and/or the Tanning Salon! Fantastic!
By:Jefa, Calgary, Alberta Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I remember when I went to Thailand 10 years ago. The hotel where I stayed used Bergamot for air freshener diffuser. I love this oil especially from NDA.
By:Cecile, Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 26-Jul-2009
Rating: I love this oil and will be ordering larger quantities next time.
By:Orgea, Scarborough, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Just received my first order from you and was amazed on how well my order was packaged. The entire ordering process was a breeze and worry free. I was blown away with the essences that this oil gives. Definitely making a batch tomorrow. I am so glad that i found this website.
By:Glenn, Los Angeles, California
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 31-Aug-2009
Rating: I love this scent. It has a sweet orange pop to it but its so much more complex then that. I am happy I went ahead and got this. Wonderful!
By:Chloe, Waterloo, Iowa Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 28-Jun-2009
Rating: I love this oil!! I use it in my diffuser, it is so soothing because it smells like my favorite Early Gray tea!! Whenever I have people over, the first thing they ask is 'what smells so good?'
By:Michelle, Orillia, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: delicious! smells just like earl grey tea - citrusy and earthy and complex.
Rating: This Bergamot is delightful in its usefulness. I am all giggles about the fact that I can have both a floral and citrus like scent all in one oil. Furthermore, Bergamot is as useful a scent for men as it is for women, try it and you'll find a use for it. The only problem I have with this EO is that I have to hold back because it is so hard to go wrong.
Rating: This is my favorite oil.... I have worked with many. It is very versatile, and smells sooo wonderful!
By:Brandy, Lloydminster, Saskatchewan Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I mixed Sweet Almond oil with Bergamot, Niaouli, and Lavender and put about 4 or 5 drops in my dogs ears because her ears were itching and they had a bad odor, this solution cleared it up in 2 days ! She is not constantly scratching her ears, and she smells so good ! I love New Directions oils !
By:Annmarie, Tempe, Arizona Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 08-Oct-2008
Rating: Wonderful Bergamot, very fresh and citrusy, without being too sweet or too bitter. I like to mix it with lemon and tea tree for a nice smelling kitchen cleaner.
By:Cara, Valencia, California Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 27-Jul-2008
Rating: This is great Bergamot, I love it alone and it also blends well with other scents.
By:Annmarie, Tempe, Arizona Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 08-Oct-2008
Rating: Sweet and citrusy. Blends well with other citrus oils for an uplifting and joyful aroma. Thanks again for fine quality at an affordable price.
By:Coletta, Streetsboro, Ohio Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 20-Aug-2008
Rating: Outstanding quality and price! Blends well with many essential oils.
By:Karen, Spring Hill, Florida Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 04-Dec-2007
Rating: I had a reoccurrence of tennis elbow and used this with some other oils to relieve the pain. It worked with the other oils and healed faster than the original injury took to heal with physical therapy.
By:Patty, Darwin, Minnesota Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 27-Sep-2007
Rating: What a great oil !!!!!!!! I don't think this oil gets the "fanfare" it deserves.......It helps with all skin problems. Also wonderful for MOODY people. It is an all around mental health helper :)
By:Sandy, Selma, North Carolina Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 13-Dec-2006
Rating: I love this oil! A must have for anyone with depression. I make a beautiful room freshener with Bergamot and Pettigrain and it ALWAYS lifts my mood!
By:Ron, St. Catharines, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Great scent! My favourite by far of my essential oils!
By:Lesley, Toronto, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: One of my favorite e/o for many uses. Great mood booster and wonderful smell. One of my favorites and what a great price!
Rating: Love this oil! Use it in my burner for a mood uplifter. Blends well with woody scents. A must have.
By:Yvonne, Brampton, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I have only recently begun using essential oils, but it seems that I use this one alot...it seems to blend nicely with so many other oils. I love the clean fresh scent, it's very uplifting!
By:Robert, Manassas, Virginia Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 10-Jun-2007
Rating: This is the best bergamot I've experienced and I've been using it for about 6 years! It's clean and fresh, yet has that rich 'flavour' other citrus oils lack.
By:Sandi, Vancouver, British Columbia Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I know that it is said often but once again ND provides an EO that just remindes me of how quality their products are. You see I recently began to purchase from here becasue my old stock was running low. Bergamot was one that I had not yet ordered from ND. It was not until today when I had the chance to smell NEW DIRECTIONS Bergamot in comparassion to the brand I have been using that I realized you simply WILL NOT find a better quality product than New Directions!
I hate to toss out unused prodect - I am not sure what to do with the old Bergamot now - I can not see using it when I question the quality and I have ND's EO here taunting me to open it and sniff it again!
Light, lively, fresh, intoxicating!
Another MUST BUY!
By:Joely, Topeka, Kansas Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 15-Nov-2006
Rating: The high quality of this Bergamot is evident from the moment you open the bottle.
By:Trudy, Warkworth, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: my favourite essential oil of all time. i use it with grapefruit, neroli and texas cedarwood for day to day use to keep me smiling throughout my day, and in a spritzer with tea trea, lavender and texas cedarwood and water for acne. i haven't compared its aroma with the bergaptene free, but i usually use it on the insides of my wrists or misted under my clothes so i haven't experienced any problems with sunlight.
By:Brady, Toronto, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: From a perfumery perspective this scent is quite nice. Spicy and citrusy, it adds punch to most fragrances. This is not a sweet smell though, but it may be just what you need to liven up a fragrance.
By:Sherif, Scarborough, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: love this EO. one whiff and i feel uplifted and refreshed. rather addicting really. pairs wonderfully with cedarwood.
By:Richena, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 15-Apr-2006
Rating: This is a very soothing Essential Oil which blends well with Lavender, Jasmine, Geranium, Lemon, Orange & Chamomile E.O.'s.
By:Janet, Paradise, California
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 06-Aug-2006
Rating: Good quality oil, I love the smell! I don't use it in leave-on products as it is concedered to be phototoxic. It makes a wonderful Earl Grey tea, I like it much better then store bought!
By:Olga, Santa Clara, California Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 04-Mar-2006
Rating: This is a high quality oil which is perfect for blending with other oils to create an anti-tension massage oil.
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