Bergamot Mint Essential Oil
Bergamot Mint is a perennial flowering plant with light purple flowers and greenish-purple leaves and stems and is native to Europe, Northern Africa, and Southwest Asia.
- Botanical Family: Lamiceae
- Other Common Names: Water Mint
- Part of Plant Used: Leaves
- Method of Extraction: Steam distillation
- Variations: Bergamot Mint is steam distilled and does not appear to have any variations, but it is of no relation to Bergamot.
- Chemistry: Bergamot Mint is high in Esters (linalyl acetate) and Monoterpene Alcohols (linalool).
- Musculoskeletal: Relives muscular aches and pains
- Nervous System: Calming for relief from anxiety and stress
- Digestive: Provides nausea relief
- Spiritual: Evokes inspiration and energetic motivation
- Scent Profile: Top note with a light citrusy aroma and a touch of mint
- Longevity: The aroma of Bergamot Mint can last up to 88 hours
- Fragrance Classification: Mint, Citrus
- Blends well with: Basil, Cedarwood, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Orange Sweet, Patchouli, Peppermint, Rose, Sandalwood, Spearmint, Vetiver, and Ylang Ylang.
- No knowns issues.
Ways to Use Bergamot Mint Essential Oil
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (Tgsc), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand Institute. "Essential Oil Safety Masterclass." Course Materials. 2018.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.