Basil (Sweet) Essential Oil
Sweet Basil (Ocimum basilicum ct. linalol) essential oil is distilled from the leaves and stems of the well known culinary herb. It is a top choice for spasmodic issues such as muscle cramping or spasmodic coughing when applied topically. Many of our regular customers have praised it also for the relief of stress headaches when applied to the temples in a carrier oil. It smells herbaceous and authentic.
Chemistry: linalool (52.06%), a-trans-bergamotene (5.20%), 1,8 cineole (8.47%)
Latin Name: Ocimum basilicum ct linalol
Botanical Family: Lamiaceae
Cultivation: Certified Organic, Nepal
Plant Part: Leaves and stems
Chemical Family: Monoterpenols
Aroma: strong, herbaceous, and sweet like fresh basil leaves
Properties: antispasmodic, antiemetic, carminative, antiseptic, cephalic
Steam Distilled: August 2018
Shelf Life: 5 years (approx.)
For skin application, add just 1 drop to 1 teaspoon unscented lotion or organic carrier oil and gently massage into the skin as needed for muscle spasms or tension headache relief. Consider pairing with peppermint for a cooling effect or lavender for calming.
linalool (52.06%), eugenol (4.57%), 1,8 cineole (8.47%)
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linalol (53.59%), eugenol (4.78%), 1,8 cineole (10.06%)
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Chakra: Heart (4th) and Crown (7th) Basil helps us accept and give unconditional love as well as forgiveness and compassion. It is helps with mental focus and brings us balance and insight into ourselves and those around us.
For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Always dilute essential oils before applying to the skin and keep away from mucous membranes. Consult a licensed physician if pregnant or nursing. If the oil is past it’s “Best by” date or stored improperly, it may cause irritation and lose therapeutic value. Avoid the use of essential oils near infants and small children.
For educational purposes only.
This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please consult your medical professional before use.