This delightful essential oil exudes a refreshing, inspiring aroma that is a collage of mildly citrus with gentle mint undertones. On its own or blended with other oils, this Edens Garden essential oil evokes an immediate, pleasant feeling of gentle inspiration, followed by calm. It is a perfect support for a stress-filled, hectic world.
Diffused or topically applied with suitable carrier oils, Bergamot Mint essential oil is a handy addition to daily wellness regimens focused upon stress management. While the benchmarks of a healthy lifestyle include regular exercise, a balanced diet and adequate sleep, essential oils such as Bergamot Mint add gentle, natural support both day and night.
Yerba Buena (“good herb”) is the Spanish name for a number of aromatic plants belonging to the mint family. In Central America Yerba buena often refers to Mentha citrata, a true mint sometimes referred to as "bergamot mint" with its distinctive citrus aroma and enjoyed as a culinary herb and beverage tea. Bergamot Mint contains linalool which gives it some properties similar to lavender. The leaves and flowering tops are steam distilled to extract the essential oil.
Botanical Name: Mentha citrata
Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Flowering Tops
Blends Well With: Lavender, Petitgrain, Sage and other herbs
Aroma: Refreshing, Bergamot-like, menthol, fruity
Safety: Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use internally unless instructed by a licensed aromatherapist or physician.
OK For Kids: 2+
Kids Max Dilution: 1%
Shelf Life: 2-3 Years
Pet Safety: Essential oils are generally safe to diffuse around adult cats and dogs intermittently. Ensure the room you’re diffusing in is well ventilated and that your pet can leave if desired. Discontinue use if you notice any adverse reaction. Avoid topical use and diffusing around young pets, small animals or pets with health problems.
- Bergamot Mint essential oil, known by its Latin name, Mentha citrate, is also known as lemon mint oil and pairs well with a number of floral oils like Lavender, Neroli, Geranium, Jasmine and Ylang Ylang. Try also blending Bergamot mint with citrus oil such as Lemon, Lim, Sweet Orange and Grapefruit. There are other oils in the herb and wood families oils that balance well together due to sharing complimentary constituents. Cypress, Cedarwood, Basil, Rosemary and Juniper Berry fall into this category.
- Bergamot Mint essential oil has captivating and subtle minty aroma. Intertwined with its soft herbal mint aromatic that is similar to peppermint, you find a slightly citrus and floral bend to this essential oil. If you have never tried it and you are a fan of a subtle citrus meets mint aromatic, this soft herbaceous oil should be on your must have list.
- Despite the name, Bergamot and Bergamot Mint are not related at all. Bergamot is part of the citrus family and Bergamot Mint is herbal and part of the mint family. Bergamot Mint is a flowering, perennial herb and teh essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves of the plant. Bergamot mint contains only a hint of menthol and cineole and is described as resembling a combination of citrus, mint and lavender.
- Bergamot Mint essential oil is actually a member of the mint family. The leaves are steam distilled to make the essential oil. Our Bergamot Mint is cultivated in the United States. Its best known for its ability to calm and relax after a stressful day as well as its ability to relive physical pain and muscular spasm or cramping in a massage oil blend for topical skin treatments or try it in a bath blend with Epsom Salts to relieve muscular discomfort and for added magnesium absorption.
- Bergamot Mint is an excellent oil to use when feeling overheated. 1.) Using a glass container or bottle, blend 5 drops Bergamot Mint, 5 drops Ylang Ylang and 5 drops Spike Lavender in 1 oz of Cucumber Seed oil. Massage onto the body in moments of heat. Avoid using any type of Coconut oil as it tends to trap heat. 2. When feeling down and in need of a lift, diffuser with or make yourself a personal essential oil inhaler by combining these oils into an emotionally inspiring stock blend that can also be combined with 2 cups Epsom Salts for added magnesium absorption, ½ cup of Castille soap and 6 drops of essential oil for use in a warm bath. In a glass essential oil bottle: 50 drops Bergamot Mint, 25 drops Rose Geranium and 25 drops Yuzu. Diffuse or add 20 drops to a personal inhaler. 3.) try a massage oil blend to relieve physical discomfort. With a carrier oil of your choice and a 1 oz glass bottle with pump combine 5 drops Black Pepper, 5 drops Spike Lavender, 8 drops Juniper Berry and 5 drops Bergamot Mint. Shake well and apply into sore areas as needed.
Apply Topically: Our Single Essential Oils and Synergy Blends are 100% pure and undiluted. To apply to the skin, dilute with a high-quality Carrier Oil. See our dilution chart here. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically.
Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in your favorite essential oils using an essential oil diffuser or personal pocket inhaler. For instructions on how to use your diffuser, please refer to the diffuser's product page.
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COOL DOWN: Blend 5 drops Bergamot Mint, 5 drops Ylang Ylang and 5 drops Spike Lavender in 1 oz of Cucumber Seed. Massage onto the body in moments of heat.
UPLIFT: Create a stock blend of 50 drops Bergamot Mint, 25 drops Rose Geranium and 25 drops Yuzu. Diffuse or add to a personal inhaler.
BUG BITE: Combine 10 drops Bergamot Mint, 8 drops Lavandin in 1 oz of Meadowfoam. Apply to bites or itchy areas.
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