Bergamot Mint is skin friendly, sedative, cooling, and calming!
What an excellent way to enjoy the aroma of mint without the harshness of menthone or menthol. This has very low percentages of both. This mint has surprisingly similar chemistry to Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), with a high percentage synergy of linalol and linalyl acetate.
Botanical family: Lamiaceae
Plant Part: leaves, unsprayed
Processed: steam distilled
Chemical family: Esters, Monoterpenols
Aroma: mint and citrus
Max Dermal Use: None suggested
Saferty Concerns: None suggested
Antidepressant - can help prevent and alleviate depression
Antispasmodic – relieves muscles spasms and cramping
Anti-inflammatory – alleviates redness and inflammation
Sedative (Central Nervous System) – calming
SAFETY: For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Always dilute essential oils before applying to the skin and keep away from mucous membranes. If the oil is past it’s “use by” date or stored improperly, it may cause irritation and lose therapeutic value.
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We are passionate about aromatherapy and all things healthy and natural. We also believe strongly in the safe use of essential oils. To learn more about blending safely, we have a learning section devoted just to this issue: Drops & Dilutions.
Safety recommendations are based on Essential Oil Safety, 2nd Edition, Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young, 2014.
- Latin Name:
- Mentha citrata
- At a Glance:
- Bergamot Mint Is skin friendly, sedative, cooling, and calming!
- Unsprayed, USA
- antidepressant, antispasmodic, sedative (central nervous system), cooling
- linalyl acetate (64.07%), linalol (15.53%), myrcene (3.17%), b-caryophyllene (2.94%)
- Steam Distilled:
- February 2017
- Shelf Life:
- 4-5 Years (approx.)