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Bergamot FCF Distilled (Feccia) Organic Essential Oil

Citrus bergamia
A spicy citrus lift for the spirits. Excellent as part of a blend for oily or blemished skin. Furocoumarin-free.
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Bergamot FCF Distilled (Feccia) Organic Citrus bergamia (1177)

Bergamot has a sweet, fruity and slightly spicy aroma with antiseptic and cooling qualities. It is a marvellously cheering and balancing oil, which can help pave the way for a restful night. The naturally expressed oil is ‘phototoxic’, which means that if you put oil on the skin and then go into direct sunlight it will affect the skin’s pigmentation.

What does FCF mean?FCF stands for ‘furocoumarin-free’which means that the oil does not contain furocoumarins (the components that cause photosensitivity and phototoxicity). In some Bergamot oils the furocoumarins are removed however distilled Bergamot oils are naturally free of these components as they have a low volatiliy and therefore do not appear in the distilled oil.

This is a distilled oil which naturally contains no furo-coumarins.

Help me choose
A non-organic Bergamot distilled FCF is also available.

More general information about Bergamot
Please see Bergamot Essential Oils.

See also
How to Use Essential Oils, and Safe Use of Essential Oils.

This is a pure therapeutic-quality certified organic aromatherapy essential oil from Italy, and is obtained from the peel.

About Bergamot FCF Distilled (Feccia) Organic

Technical Documents
  • Botanical name: Citrus bergamia
  • Plant family: Rutaceae
  • Production: Distilled
  • Cultivation: Certified organic
  • Country of origin: Italy
  • Part of plant: Peel
  • Fragrance family: Citrus
  • Major compounds: Limonene, Linalool, Linalyl acetate
  • Item no: 1177

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