Bergamot Properties, Actions & Effects - Emotional Balance

bergamot-wiki-creative-commons-public-domain-copyright-expired-koeh-183BERGAMOT ( Citrus bergamia )

Chemical class: Ester, Monoterpene, Alcohol

Biochemicals & Archetypes: Monoterpenes (the Athlete), Alcohols (the Lovers), Esters (the Transformer), Aldehydes (the Cleaners).

Properties, Actions & Effects(based upon its chemical profile/properties Bergamot oil is known to have the following actions & effects).

Analgesic - pain relief
Antibacterial - inhibits bacterial growth or kills bacteria (strep, staphpyogenic, meningitis)
Antidepressant - alleviates or prevents depression, lifts mood, counters melancholia, reduces anxiety
Anti-inflammatory - controls, alleviates inflammation resulting from injury or infection
Antifungal - destroys or inhibits growth of fungus
Anthelmintic - expel parasitic worms
Antimicrobial - an agent that resists or destroys pathogenic microbes (virus and bacteria).
Antiparasitic - destroys, or inhibits parasites.
Antiseptic - prevents, halts infection (mouth throat gargles).
Antispasmodic - calms nervous and muscular spasms, for colic, pain and indigestion
Antitoxic - counteracts toxins or poisons
Astringent - causes contraction of organic tissues
Carminative - prevents and relieves bloating & gas in the stomach and intestines
Cicatrizant - promotes healing through the formation of scar tissue
Cordial - tending to revive, cheer or invigorate
Deodorant - removes and conceals unpleasant scents and bodily odors
Diuretic - promotes production of urine (though the herb is more effective)
Disinfectant - prevents and combats spread of germs
Diuretic - promotes formation urine, aids flushing body toxins, breaking down fats
Expectorant - helps promote the removal of mucus from respiratory system
Fibrifuge - fever reducer
Halitosis - offensive breath
Insecticide - kills bugs and insects
Laxative - relieves constipation
Regulator - an agent that helps balance and regulate the functions of the body.
Relaxant - soothing, causing relaxation, relieving strain or tension
Rubefacient - increases circulation to reliever pain
Sedative - soothing, calming, tranquilizing effect, reduces anxiety, irritability & stress
Stimulant -
an agent that quickens the physiological functions of the body, temporarily increases body or organ function, good for convalescence, poor circulation, listlessness, physical fatigue
Tonic - digestive, Central Nervous System (CNS)


†These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. All statements on this website are intended for informational purposes only.

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