Basil, Organic

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100% Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil


Ingredients: Basil (Sweet) (Ocimum basilicum), Organic

Extraction: Steam Distilled

Country of Origin: India

Plant Part Used: Flowers and Leaves

Note: Top

Therapeutic Properties: Pain relieving properties, Antispasmodic, Anti-inflammatory, Antibacterial, Cephalic, Antiviral, Skin penetration enhancer

Emotional/Energetic Qualities: Strengthens self-confidence and motivation, Clarity to mind, Uplifting

Uses: Blending with carrier oils at 3% dilution or less, Inhalation

Clinical Applications:

Anxiety and stress - Basil’s cephalic action means that it can blended well with oils that assist with anxiety, such as Geranium and Lavender. These can be inhaled or used in a massage blend.

Digestive discomfort - Basil can be used in a blend for gas or cramps.

Headache - Basil can be blended with Frankincense and Lavender for stress or tension related headaches. Apply blend to temples and neck.

Mental fatigue - Stressed? At your wits end? Diffuse Basil with Rosemary, Eucalyptus, and Lemon.

Musculoskeletal - If you have pain, inflammation or spasms Basil can be used in massage blends with Geranium, Clary Sage, Lavender, Sweet Marjoram, Rosemary, and Black Pepper.

Respiratory - For a spasmodic cough Basil is great. Coughing can be relieved for several hours. Blend with Lavender and apply to chest.

Vomiting - Inhaling slowly a blend of Basil and Peppermint can calm your stomach and stop vomiting.

Safety: This oil can be a mild skin irritant. Skin test advised. Blend with carrier oil at 3% dilution or less. Avoid it in baths and massage if you have delicate skin. Do not use during pregnancy.

 Caution Disclaimer


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