Steam distilled from the leaves and flowering tops of the basil plant, this essential oil is 100% natural. Aromatherapy states it is good for congested colds, nausea, and treating skin and scalp irritations.
Main Constituents: Linalool and Methyl Chavicol
Botanical Name: Ociumum basilicum
Plant Part: Leaves and Flowers
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Common Uses: Used to relieve headaches, sinus congestion, head colds, and loss of smell when inhaled. Also treats nausea, indigestion, arthritis, and sore muscles. Treats oily hair, bacterial and fungal infections, and acne when used in cosmetics.
Color: Pale yellow
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Fennel, Ginger, Geranium, Lavender, Grapefruit, Lemon, Marjoram, Neroli and Verbena
Aromatic Scent: Pungent, sweet, menthol, characteristic of basil leaves
History: Originally from India, basil has been grown in the Mediterranean for thousands of years and has a variety of different types. Traditionally it has been used in Far Eastern medicine for respiratory problems, as an antidote to poisonous insect or snake bites and against epidemics and fever such as malaria.
Cautions: Relatively non-toxic, non-irritant, possible sensitization in some individuals. Avoid during pregnancy.
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