Bergamot

Widely cultivated in Italy, bergamot is ideal for treating oily skin and uplifts the spirit with its unique citrus scent.

A cross between an orange and lemon, bergamot takes its name from the Italian city, Bergamo in Lombardy, where it was originally sold. It is popular as a flavoring used in Earl Grey Tea.

Benefits
A natural insect repellent, bergamot is used to aid digestion, alleviate stress and treat wounds. Known for its antiseptic properties, it helps to treat acne and oily skin. This aromatic citrus fruit evokes an uplifting fragrance that enhances the mood while relaxing the senses.
History
A native of tropical Asia, bergamot is extensively cultivated in the southern part of Italy. The Italians have used this citrus fruit in folk medicine as a remedy for fever.
Source
Italy
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