Basil Essential Oil
Basil Essential Oil (ocimum basilicum) is best known for adding a fresh, herbal flavour to culinary dishes from around the world, but it has a long list of therapeutic uses as well. Basil Essential Oil has long been used for treating physical maladies such as chest infections, digestive problems, and jaundice. It is also a mentally stimulating and energizing oil that is thought to improve memory and concentration and reduce stress, anxiety, and depression. To achieve these results, the oil can be applied to the back of the neck or the temples, or it can be diffused.
Other therapeutic uses for Basil Essential Oil include treating headaches and colds and soothing sore muscles. It is a natural anti-inflammatory with antiviral and antibiotic properties, making it ideal for the treatment of wounds and infections. Because of its pleasing herbal aroma, Basil Essential Oil can also be used as a deodorant.
Do not use Basil Essential Oil during pregnancy, as it may result in abnormal cell development.
Basil Essential Oils have been used since antiquity for chest infections, digestive problems and jaundice. Properties: Stimulating, Energizing, Improves Memory, Concentration, Stress, Depression, Good for Headaches, Colds, Flu’s ‘Cooling’, Aids Digestive Problems, Nerve Tonic.
- Plant Source: Leaves India
- Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
- Aromatherapy Class: Energizing and Invigorating
- Aroma Type: Anise
- Traditional Use: Soothes Sore Muscles, Deodorant
- Blending Oils: Lavender, Bergamot, Clary Sage and Geranium.
Do not use Essential Basil Oil during pregnancy.
The information contained herein is not meant to be a substitute for medical treatment.
If you have any medical condition(s) or concerns please contact your family doctor.