|Latin Name:||Ocimum basilicum|
|Country of Origin:||India|
|Extraction Method:||Steam distillation|
The fresh, herbal sweetness of basil essential oil is an aroma that is quite delightful and will certainly leave a lasting impression. Humans have used basil for over 4,000 years — its first written recorded use was in ancient Egypt. Basil’s Latin name evolved from the Latin form of the Greek word “king".
Basil essential oil is noted for its wide range of healing abilities. Energetically, many reach for this oil when they are at crossroads in life, are faced with spiritual collapse, or wish to awaken long-forgotten wishes and desires. It is said to inspire enthusiasm, as well as prevent major clashes due to its ability to generate sympathy between two people.
- Recommended Uses
Sweet Basil is known to help aid spasming muscles, arthritis, asthma, coughs, digestive complaints and headaches. It may also help restore a tired mind while promoting focus.
This product has not been evaluated by the CFIA or Health Canada. This information is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We recommend consulting with a certified health practitioner or aromatherapist before beginning therapeutic use.
- Scent Profile
Sweet Basil is a top note. It is fresh, sweet, medicinal and minty.
Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Chamomile Roman, Clary Sage, Coriander, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Hyssop, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Niaouli, Orange, Peppermint, Rosemary, Sage, Spearmint.
- Contraindications / Safety
Do not use during pregnancy. Avoid use on sensitive skin where possible. Excessive dosages may induce a stupefying effect, lower concentrations are recommended.