Pharmacy name: bergamot oil – Bergamottae aetheroleum (formerly: Oleum Beigamottae).
Botanical description. Bergamot is an evergreen tree. It is a subspecies of the orange and looks like an orange. It is cultivated in almost all subtropical regions. His homeland is the West Indies.
active ingredients. The essential oil contains almost 40% linalyl acetate and numerous other components such as limonene, terpineol, bergapten, bisabolene, nerol.
Application. Bergamot oil is an integral part of many varieties of fragrant eau de toilette. Previously used in dentistry for disinfection during operations and from suppuration of wounds.
Side effects. Allergy is possible.