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Bergamot Oil

Description

Extracted from the peel of possibly Citrus Aurantium Linnaeus, subsp bergamia, as the origins of this species is not well defined.


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Uses
In Perfumery, toiletries and aromatherapy. It is one of the ingredients of Earl Grey tea and there are some antiseptic and antibacterial properties in this oil.

Typical Analysis

Appearance
Clear oil
Colour
Colourless pale yellow
Odour
Citrus, characteristic of Begamot
Specific Gravity
0.881 - 0.886
Optical Rotation
+8 - +22
Refractive Index
1.464 -1.468

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Packaging
1, 5 and 20 litre bottles. Drums 180 Kilos.
Storage
Store in tightly closed original container in a dry, cool and well ventilated place. This oil reacts with sunlight. Do not expose skin to sun if oil has been applied
Shelf Life
24 months when stored as advised