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Citrus bergamia

Bergamot Orange

Also known as Bergamot Orange, is a citrus fruit small, round with a yellow or green color like a lime. This fruit has numerous health benefits and is typically used in essential oils and traditional medicine. 
Citrus bergamia


Bergamot Orange




Citrus Bergamot is used as an anti-inflammatory and for cardiovascular health.


Citrus Bergamia has been known to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It also has potential for lowering cholesterol.


    Citrus bergamia has several health benefits when used properly. Those benefits include reducing “bad” cholesterol and increasing “good” HDL cholesterol, which overall reduces the risk of heart disease. Bergamot oil can help reduce inflammation in the body along with increasing antioxidant intake. It can also be used to remedy fever and digestive issues. Lastly, citrus bergamia is known to help with anxiety and depression.


    More times than not, citrus bergamia is used in the form of an essential oil and is popular for its calming effects. By inhaling the aroma from bergamot oil, it can reduce stress anxiety and promote positivity. Other uses include adding citrus bergamia as a flavoring agent to food and beverages. It is specifically the characteristic flavor of Earl Grey tea. 


    Citrus Bergamia native land is in the Calabria region of Southern Italy. By the 18th century, this citrus fruit became a major industry in this region as people discovered the oil could be extracted, and was then sought after for perfumes, culinary use and traditional medicine. Today, it remains popular and is used in various applications, specifically aromatherapy, skincare, and alternative medicine.

When Citrus bergamia Helps With


Bergamot can counter inflammation by preventing specific proteins known to induce or intensify inflammatory processes.

Heart Health

Polyphenol antioxidants in citrus bergamot support healthy cholesterol levels but also preserve a beneficial HDL (good) cholesterol to triglyceride ratio.


Limonene, the primary compound in the peel, initiates the body's cellular self-cleaning process for internal repair.


Recognized for its ability to alleviate symptoms of depression by reducing anxiety and stress.

“Effective natural remedies that have no side effects.”

Robert Mendelsohn, M.D.