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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Citrus bergamia?
If you know websites containing any information about Citrus bergamia please link to them.
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I didn't find in Dr. Duke's database, any information about the uses of Citrus bergamia
Here is some basic information about Citrus bergamia.

 

Citrus bergamia basic info
Scientific Name: Citrus bergamia Risso & Poit..
Family: Rutaceae.
Genus: Citrus.
For common names of Citrus bergamia in different languages - See link
Description: Citrus bergamia, the bergamot orange is a fragrant fruit the size of an orange, with a yellow color similar to a lemon. Genetic research into the ancestral origins of extant citrus cultivars found bergamot orange to be a probable hybrid of Citrus limetta and Citrus aurantium. It is inedible, but extracts have been used to scent food, perfumes, and cosmetics. Use on the skin can be carcinogenic and excessive consumption can be toxic. - for more info about Citrus bergamia See link

 

 

Citrus bergamia in other websites
Citrus bergamia common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Citrus bergamia - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Citrus bergamia - See link.

 

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