What is Bergamotto di Reggio Calabria?
The Bergamotto di Reggio Calabria PDO is an essential oil extracted from three varieties of Citrus Bergamia Risso: Femminello, Castagnaro and Fantastico.
Who discovered bergamot?
Historically, bergamot essential oil was an ingredient in Eau de Cologne, a perfume originally concocted by Johann Maria Farina at the beginning of the 18th century. The first record of bergamot oil used as a fragrance in perfume is from 1714, found in the Farina Archive in Cologne.
What is the meaning of the word bergamot?
Definition of bergamot 1a : a round to pear-shaped citrus fruit of a Mediterranean tree (Citrus bergamia synonym C. aurantium bergamia) that has a yellow to green rind which yields a bitter, fragrant essential oil and that is typically considered to be a hybrid of a sour orange and a lemon.
Is bergamot toxic to humans?
Children: Bergamot OIL is commonly consumed in foods. But taking large amounts of bergamot oil is possibly unsafe. There have been serious side effects, including convulsion and death, in children who have taken large amounts of bergamot oil.
What Earl GREY means?
: a black-tea blend flavored with bergamot oil.
Does bergamot raise blood pressure?
Bergamot. Bergamot essential oil may lower heart rate and blood pressure.
Should you have milk with Earl Grey tea?
Most tea purists take their Earl Grey Tea without milk, to fully enjoy the unique flavor and delicate taste of the fragrant bergamot. If you prefer to take the tea with milk, we recommend a creamy nut or plant milk. It’s best to first pour the milk into a warmed teacup before pouring in the tea.
What’s bergamot smell like?
Known as the “prince of citrus,” bergamot is a sunny and pleasant citrus scent featured in many perfumes as well as luxury candles. It’s aroma is refreshing and rounded; sweet, but complex and deep at the same time; similar to lime, but with floral, herbal, and resinous undertones.