1. Fight infection
Thanks to its antibacterial and antibiotic properties, Bergamot Essential Oil can inhibit the growth of bacteria and prevent future infection.
In fact, Dr Couic Marinier explains: “Bergamot Essential Oil can even be used as a mouthwash, thanks to its antimicrobial action and ability to fight bad breath”.
2. Alleviate pain
Thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic compounds, bergamot oil stimulates the secretion of hormones which lessen nerve sensitivity and act as a natural painkiller.
Peppermint oil and lavender oil are also both effective and natural pain remedies.
3. Relieve stress
Dr Couic Marinier hails Bergamot Essential Oil for “its calming and purifying properties”.
As a relaxant, Bergamot Essential Oil alleviates tension, anxiety and depression. By reducing the levels of cortisol in the body, as well as promoting feelings of cheerfulness and energy, bergamot oil is a natural mood booster.
4. Aid digestion
Used for centuries in Chinese medicine to treat stomach problems, Bergamot Essential Oil activates and increases the secretion of digestive acids, enzymes and soothing properties.
Dr Couic Marinier recommends using bergamot oil to combat “constipation, difficult digestion, loss of appetite and indigestion”.
5. Lower blood pressure
With its ability to improve the digestive process and promote the increased absorption of nutrients, Bergamot Essential Oil assimilates the breakdown of sugar and can achieve a lower blood pressure.