bergamot

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bergamot

Fringe therapy
A flower essence claimed to have an antidepressant effect, and possibly stimulate the immune system to ward off infections.

There is no peer-reviewed data to support assertions of efficacy this therapy.

Herbal medicine
A perennial herb containing volatile oil and tannic acid, which is highly aromatic but little used in mainstream herbal medicine.