Energizing bergamot diffuser blend
Use an aroma diffuser to mix:
Bedtime soothing blend
Use a spoon of carrier oil (almond, for example) and add:
Blend well and massage your body to relax tense muscles and joints.
And if you have a bathtub, mix:
Let this good-night-sleep blend soak all worries and anxiety away. Breathe in, breathe out. Repeat.
Bergamot essence for hair growth
Although it is mostly used for relaxation and pain management, bergamot oil can also be applied to the scalp to stimulate blood flow and microcirculation and to clean the skin from bacteria that may be causing dandruff or itching. The stimulating and antibacterial properties of bergamot oil make it a good choice if you want to revive and nourish your hair. Here are a couple of easy recipes to try at home:
Apply and massage your scalp well. Leave the mixture for at least 20 minutes and then rinse thoroughly.
If you suffer from hair loss or your hair is very thin and prone to breakage, try this:
Apply and massage your scalp well. Leave the mixture for 1 hour and then rinse thoroughly.
Bergamot oil for skin
Bergamot oil can help you cope with oily skin and has a lightening effect on the skin. If you want to use it to reduce dark spots and hyperpigmentation, keep in mind that you should avoid the sun for at least 12 hours after applying bergamot oil to the skin. Generally, it is recommended to use skin-lightening cosmetics during fall and winter, when the UV index is much lower.
Try this home-made facial scrub:
Mix bergamot essential oil and carrier oil and then add the sugar. Stir well and store in a jar. Wash your face with the mixture twice a week.
Please keep in mind that all the information hereby is provided for informational purposes. Self-administration of high doses of bergamot oil for long periods can harm your health, especially if you have chronic diseases, are pregnant, or take medications.
If you have been diagnosed with a chronic disease, please consult a professional aromatherapist or a medical doctor if you want to include bergamot oil as an alternative or complementary remedy to your prescribed medications.
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