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Bergamot and Tea Tree Oil

Other Names: Bergamot, Bergamot Orange, Scarlet Mondara, Oswega Tea, Bee balm, Crimson Beebalm Monarda Didyma, Citrus bergamia
Traditional Usages: Food, Scents, Tea,  Acne, Eczema, Psoriasis, Stress, Headache, Insomnia, Dandruff, Coughs, Sore Throats, Fevers and Colds, Digestive Disorders, Mouth Infections, Flatulence, Alzheimer's Disease, Stomach Cramp, Intestinal Colic, Genital and Urinary infections, Laryngitis.
Resources: North America, Italy, Southeast Asia, Europe, US
Parts Used: Fruit, Leaves, Peel, Oil Extract
Possible Side Effects: None known
Herb Action: Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic
Herbal Research: Bergamot

Bergamot and Tea Tree Oil - Herbal remedy for Laryngitis: Gargles are another valuable remedy for clearing up laryngitis. Add a few drops of either Bergamot or Tea Tree Essential Oil in lukewarm water along with 1 teaspoon of salt. Stir well and use as a gargle. Repeat this process two to three times a day depending on the severity of symptoms.

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