Calabrian bergamot, a fruit with infinite properties and active ingredients. Called "green gold", according to tradition it was imported by Christopher Columbus, but it is probably a cross between a bitter orange and an acidic lime. These two citrus species inhabit the Calabrian area that goes from Villa S. Giovanni to Monasterace, home of the popular Calabrian bergamot, which is grown here with an orchard of 1500 hectares (90% of the global production). Produced throughout the world, but only in the region of Calabria does it have a complex DNA of 350 traits.

Calabrian bergamot: a produce with unquestionable properties, suitable to keep under control excess cholesterol, and it prevents cardiovascular diseases. The essence of Calabrian bergamot has also beneficial effects on the respiratory system and in the treatment of depression. Bergamot helps as well in many skin conditions (psoriasis and fungal infections).

The properties of bergamot are best assimilated by drinking it in a juice. It is used as a flavoring in tea and in cosmetics, recently in sweets, too. The essential oil invigorates weaker smells, counteracts those that are intrusive and brings out latent fragrances. A fundamental ingredient in a lot of products, like cologne, soaps, creams and suntan oil.


Benefits of Bergamot

Filed Under: Heart HealthBlood SugarNutritional SupportNutrient Guide 
Last Reviewed 07/18/2016

When it comes to natural therapies for cardiovascular health and metabolic syndrome, one of the latest and greatest treatments to date is bergamot.

What Is Bergamot?

If you’re a tea drinker, you’re no doubt familiar with Earl Grey. Its distinctive aroma and subtle flavor make it one of the most popular teas in the world. Earl Grey’s characteristic fragrance comes from bergamot (Citrus bergamia), a type of orange that grows in the Calabria region of southern Italy. The essential aromatic oil in bergamot peel is also used in perfumes and prized in aromatherapy for its ability to reduce anxiety.  Continue reading on http://www.drwhitaker.com/benefits-of-bergamot/

2 Bergamot Benefits: Cholesterol Help and Anxiety Relief, Naturally

Bergamot benefits include raising HDL (good) cholesterol levels significantly. In addition to lipid control benefits, bergamot reduces anxiety in a natural way when used in aromatherapy.

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