The aroma of bergamot essential oil is reminiscent of orange, but it is more complex and almost
has an underlying floral characteristic to it. it may be helpful in use during periods of depression and is know for its ability to help combat oily skin and acne. Beacause it is highly phototoxic, itmust be used with care on the skin and avoided when exposed to the sun or UV rays. Bergapebtene is naturally accuring chemical constituent found in bergamot essential oil that make the oil so highly phototoxic. varieties of beagamot essential oil is sometimes available as a steam distilled oil.
Bergamot Oil is phototoxic. Tisserandand young recommend a dermal maximum use of 0.4% to avoid phototoxicity. Reading tisserand and young's full profile on this oil is recommended.