Bergamot is a cold-pressed oil extracted from the peel of nearly ripe-fruit. It has a sweet citrus aroma with spicy undertones. This is an aroma enjoyed by both men and women. It’s probably most recognized as the scent from Earl Grey tea.
I love making soap, but I find it easier to use a pump style liquid soap for hand washing. This is the process that I use, which creates a moisturizing soap that is inexpensive, smells amazing and comes together quickly.
Commercial hand sanitizers contain the chemical Tricolsan which has been linked to a number of environmental health hazards. It has been found to increase breast cancer cells in vitro, negatively affect the thyroid, decrease testosterone and alter endocrine function to name a few.