Bergamot may help to ease anxiety, depression and nervous tension. It’s cooling properties may be helpful to reduce fevers. It is also an excellent deodorant and insect repellent, it does need to be re-applied often for it to be effective. In aromatherapy it may be used as a disinfectant, helpful for those with recurrent attacks of cystitis or other urinary infections, may also be helpful to reduce pain and inflammation.
CAUTION: Phototoxic – Avoid direct sunlight or tanning beds for up to 24 hours after applying it to the skin. If it has been applied to an area that will not be in direct sunlight or UV rays than there is no concern.