Basil Essential Oil
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Basil Essential Oil

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Ocymum Basilicum

Basil is named from the Greek Basileum meaning King, because it was used to anoint rulers.  This is a stimulating oil used to clarify thoughts and counteract fatigue.  It is often recommended for head tension and makes a warming inhalation for the chest.  It has an affinity for the digestive system.  

Source:  Ocimum basilicum is grown in Europe, The Mediterranean, Pacific Islands and America.

Extraction:  Basil essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of the flowering Sweet Basil plant.

Aroma:  Basil essential oil has a warm, sweet and spicy scent.

Uses:  Massage, baths and inhalation. The smell of sweet Basil in the bath will lift your spirits.

Blends well with:  Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Fennel, Ginger, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Neroli and Verbena.

Caution:  Basil essential oil is potent and may cause skin irritation in some people.  Do not use in concentrations greater than 1%. Avoid during pregnancy.


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