Organic Essential Oil Details:
Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum L.
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Color: Pale yellow to amber color liquid.
Common Use: Organic Basil essential oil is prized in Ayurvedic medicine for its ability to strengthen compassion, faith and bring clarity. Also used for muscular aches and pains, respiratory disorders, colds and flu, hay fever, asthma, bronchitis, mental fatigue, anxiety, depression, aphrodisiac, scanty menstruation and to normalize the menstrual cycle. It is reputed to be a good insect repellent.
Spiritual Use: Basil organic essential oil introduces us to our inner self.
What Chakra is connected: Roots, Sacral and Solar plexus
Aromatic Scent: Organic Basil essential Oil has a sweet-spicy, fresh aroma with a faint balsamic woody undertone.
Blends With: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Lime, Eucalyptus, Juniper, Lemon, Neroli, and Rosemary
History: In Greek its name means 'royal remedy' or 'king'. The plant is native to Asia and Africa. In the 16th century, powdered basil was used to treat migraines and chest infections. The Hindus also use sprigs of Basil to protect the dead from evil spirits while in transition between lives.
Cautions: May irritate sensitive skin. Do not use during pregnancy.
**All our organic essential oils are for external use only. Before using essential oils internally contact a qualified Aromatherapist. The information on this page is for educational purposes only, it is not meant to treat, cure, prevent, or diagnose of any disease or condition, it is not prescribe in any way.Do not use during pregnancy.