Basil – Essential Oil
Basil has a sweet, spicy, green, and slightly balsamic odor. It is colorless or pale yellow in color. It is relaxing and uplifting and is an ideal remedy for mental fatigue, headaches, and insomnia. Basil is also useful for menstrual cramps, to relieve flatulence and other intestinal problems, and to stimulate hair growth.
Latin: Ociumum Basilicum
Aroma: Sweet, spicy, balsamic
Note Classification: Top
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Parts Used: Leaves
Blends well with: Bergamot, Caraway, Citronella, Clary Sage, Fennel, Geranium, Ho Wood, Hyssop, Lemon, Lemongrass, Lemon Eucalyptus, Lime, Litsea, Mandarin, Peppermint, Rosemary, Spearmint, Sweet Marjoram, Sweet Orange, Tangerine, Tarragon, Tea Tree
Cautions: Never use essential oils undiluted or in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children and pets. If applying an essential oil to the skin, always dilute and perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body.
This information is for educational purposes only. It has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.