Bergamot is a small tree that reaches about 4.5m (15ft) high. It has smooth, oval leaves and bears small round fruits that turn from green to yellow when they ripen. Pure Bergamot oil is extracted by cold pressing the peel of the fruit. However, Bergamot contains Bergaptenes, chemicals which are believed to lead to photosensitivity of the skin, and the prevention of the intestine absorbing Potassium, an important element. Bergaptene free Bergamot oil is made using fractional distillation of pure Bergamot Oil. Bomb Cosmetics only sells Bergaptene free Bergamot Oil. Bergamot Oil blends well with Lavender, Neroli, Geranium, Clary Sage and other Citrus essential oils. Country of Origin Bomb Cosmetics Bergamot essential oil is produced in Italy Warning Do not use undiluted essential oils directly on the skin. Please see the Essential Oil Category Heading for information on how to dilute this oil. Key Qualities Refreshing, reviving, strengthening Ingredients: Citrus Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Citral*, Limonene*, Linalool*. * occurs naturally in essential oils.