Also known as mentha citrate, Bergamot mint is an erect & well branched out herb that has slender and ovate or elliptical shaped leaves with small thick terminal spikes. A native to southern & central Europe, it is a perennial plant characterized for being hybrid in nature. The oil is derived from nearly ripened fruit of plant and is used in soaps, perfumes & toiletry items.
Vilayati-Pudina, Bergamot mint, Marsh mint; Water mint; Lemon mint.
Most other mints, citrus oils, geranium, basil, lavender, sage and rosemary.
linalool (50-56%) & linalyl acetate (30-35%)
The main use of Bergamot mint oil is in perfumery and cosmetics. It also helps in enhancing weakened male sex drive & eases nervous fatigue. It also helps in acne, asthma, apathy, bowel disorders, catarrhal conditions, bronchitis, colds, congested skin, colic, coughs, digestive problems, dermatitis, dyspepsia, fatigue, faintness, etc.