Bergamot is a fragrant citrus fruit from the tropical. Common throughout the Mediterranean, the fruit is the size of an orange, yet similar in color to a lime, or even yellowish, depending on the ripeness. Like other citrus fruits, bergamot has a distinctive, heady fragrance and flavor.
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Mostly the oil from bergamot is the one that is so popular.
Bergamot oil has both calming and uplifting abilities. It can dissipate anxious feelings while simultaneously providing cleansing and purifying benefits.
Several compounds in bergamot oil have antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. This may make bergamot oil an effective spot treatment for acne in people who do not have sensitive skin. Its analgesic qualities may also make it effective against painful cysts and pimples.