Basil Essential Oil - 15mL

Basil Essential Oil - 15mL

$8.50


Product Information
Specification

Basil originates from tropical Asia and the Pacific Islands, but is now cultivated throughout Europe and USA. The plant is an annual hairy herb growing up to 1 metre (3 feet).The flowers range from white to pink, depending on the species and attract swarms of bees in summer time. Basilicum comes from the Greek word 'Basilicos' meaning 'king' or 'royal'.A much favoured herb in India, and the leaves are even chewed before taking part in religious ceremonies.It is said to have protective qualities, a Basil leave is placed on the chest of a Hindu when resting. It is also used in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine.

Botanical Name

Ocimum Bascilicum

Fragrance

Crisp smelling

Safety Notes

In excess basil can have a stupefying effect and should not be used during pregnancy or on children under 16 years. Can irritate sensitive skin.

Properties

Analgesic, antidepressant, antispasmodic, anti-venomous, carminative, cephalic, diaphoretic, digestive, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, insecticide, nervine, stomachic, sudorific, tonic, stimulant

Key Use

Digestive: nausea and hiccups

Other Uses

Treatment of nervous disorders and stress related headaches, migraines and allergies, to clear the mind and relieve intellectual fatigue, clarity and mental strength, asthma, bronchitis and sinus infections, constipation, vomiting and cramps, menstrual problems, relieving gout, arthritis, controls acne, insect bites.

Psychologically

Uplifting

Blends With

Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Fennel, Ginger, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Neroli, Verbena

Product Code BASF03GC32
Condition New
Weight 0.070kg


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