Bergamot Pure Essential Oil: This fresh and fruity pure citrus oil has a sophisticated and uplifting scent. It blends beautifully with many other scents and is the perfect top note. Bergamot has antiseptic properties and is sometimes used as a skin astringent, however it is also a photosensitizer and shouldn't be used on skin that will be exposed to direct sunlight.
Country of Origin: Italy
Botanical Name: citrus bergamia Part: Peel
Flashpoint: This medium-flashpoint oil (122ºF) will ship FedEx Ground only regardless of the shipping method you choose at checkout. It cannot be shipped outside the lower 48 U.S. states.
Reply from Bramble Berry
Hi Kenda! The Bergamot Essential Oil does contain bergaptene, so it can be a photosensitizer when used in leave-on products, but because melt & pour and cold process soaps are wash-off products, you can safely use this essential oil in your soaps.
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