Basil Essential Oil

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Sweet basil oil is an almost colourless liquid with a pleasant, rich, refreshing, sweet, spicy, green and piercing odor.

BOTANICAL NAME: Ocimum basilicum

PLANT FAMILY: Labiatae or Lamiaceae

EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distillation of the leaves

VOLATILITY: Middle Note

100% pure and unadulterated essential oil.

  • TRADITIONAL USES:

    - Very popular to use in cooking as medicinal herbs

    - Used to relieve chest infections, digestive problems and jaundice

    - Some consider it an aphrodisiac

    THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES:

    Nervous - Used in all types of nervous disorder, especially those associated with weakness, indecision or hysteria

    Digestive - Useful in digestive disorders such as vomiting, gastric spasms, nausea, dyspepsia and hiccups.

    Immune - Used for all types of fever

    Respiratory - Used for the relief of sinus congestion, asthma, bronchitis, influenza and whooping cough

    Reproductive - Recommended for delayed menstruation, scanty periods and adominal cramps

    Skincare - To improve the tone and appearance of the skin