Bergamot Oil Studies

Scientific and clinical studies that have involved bergamot essential oil:

The effects of the inhalation method using essential oils on blood pressure and stress responses of clients with essential hypertension

"The results suggest that the inhalation method using essential oils can be considered an effective nursing intervention that reduces psychological stress responses and serum cortisol levels, as well as the blood pressure of clients with essential hypertension."

Department of Nursing, Geochang Provincial College, Geochang-gun, Gyungnam, Korea.

Inhalation Aromatherapy During Radiotherapy: Results of a Placebo-Controlled Double-Blind Randomized Trial

"This study failed to show a benefit of specific essential oils used in a specific manner that was well-justified, but it does not exclude the possibility of other combinations of oils or methods of administration or timing from providing the sought-after effect of anxiety reduction."

Cancer Care Centre, St George Hospital, Gray St, Kogarah, Australia, 2217.

Mosquito larvicidal activity of aromatic medicinal plant oils against Aedes aegypti and Culex pipiens pallens.

"These plants warrant further studies as possible agents for mosquito control."

Faculty of Biotechnology and Center for Agricultural Science and Tchnology, Chonbuk National University, Chonju 561-756, South Korea.

Susceptibility of the bruchid Callosobruchus maculatus (Coleoptera: Bruchidae) and its parasitoid Dinarmus basalis (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) to three essential oils.

Faculté des Sciences, Université du Bénin, Lomé, Togo.

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