Essential Oil for Depression

Bergamot

bergamot fruit

Citrus Bergamia, better known as Bergamot, is a cross between a lemon and an orange.

The essential oil is obtained through cold pressing in which no heat is applied and the fruit is crushed in a mill to extract the oil.

It can provide symptomatic relief from depression and is also helpful for anxiety as well as cystitis.

Essential Oils Application

Bath: Use 10-15 drops in a tub of water and soak in it for 15 minutes.

Massage: Blend between 1% and 3% of essential oil with a carrier oil of your choice such as jojoba, almond, peach, apricot, soyabean, sesame, or vegetable oils.

please note:
do not apply
pure essential oils directly to skin (except for Lavender)
and never take any essential oils internally.

Inhalation: Place a few drops of essential oil in an oil burner or small bowl of boiling water to freshen the air and create a special atmosphere.

Compress: Add 5 drops of essential oil to 200 mls of warm water. Place cloth in the water then wring out and lay over affected area for a few minutes.