Tag: bergamot

bergamot orange, citrus fruit

A rare citrus fruit of true excellence, the bergamot orange has been cultivated for centuries in the province of Reggio Calabria, along the coast between Villa San Giovanni and Monasterace. No other strip of land in the world is capable of producing an fruit of such unique quality. The highly sought-after essential oil of this […]


Bergamot The scientific name of the plant is Citrus bergamia, whose fruit is similar in size to an orange medium size, roundish shape, slightly pear-shaped, with yellow skin smooth and thin and sour pulp. In Italy, the bergamot are cultivated since the eighteenth century in the province of Reggio Calabria, the Ionian side, where there […]

Bergamot juice for cholesterol

The use of bergamot juice for cholesterol has gained attention after two studies have shown that lowers levels of total cholesterol, together with low-density lipoproteins (LDL). LDL, often called bad cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart disease. It may cause fat to accumulate in the arteries and reduce the flow of blood carrying […]