Bergamot essential oil is extracted from the peel of the bergamot fruit, a citrus fruit. It gives off a fresh, fruity and slightly floral fragrance. This essential oil is appreciated for its relaxing, energizing and antiseptic properties. It is often used in aromatherapy to reduce stress and promote positive mood. Bergamot essential oil is also used in perfumery and cosmetics for its pleasant aroma and benefits for the skin.