Basil essential oil is obtained from the leaves of the Ocimum basilicum plant. This plant gets its name from the Latin word “basilius” and also from the Greek “basilikón phutón” meaning “royal plant”, which is why basil is also known as the queen of herbs or “l’herbe royale”, which means “royal herb” in French”. Basil essential oil emits a warm, sweet, fresh floral herbal scent characterized as an airy, vibrant, uplifting and reminiscent of licorice, somewhat camphoric with hints of spices that energize and stimulate the body and mind, promoting mental clarity, increasing alertness and calming nerves, containing stress and anxiety. This fragrance pairs well with citrus, spicy or floral essential oils such as orange, lemon, fennel, sage, geranium, lavender and neroli. In aromatherapy, sweet basil essential oil is considered stimulating, cleansing, soothing, strengthening, energizing. Basil oil is also believed to repel insects, soothe headaches, and ease respiratory and digestive discomfort. When used in skin care, sweet basil essential oil nourishes, revitalizes, balances, soothes, smoothes, exfoliates and brightens.
- 100% pure essential oil Sweet basil [Ocimum basilicum] from France
- 100% water vapor distilled without chemical solvents
- Product not tested on animals
- GMO free
- Halal certified
- GMP certificates
- Volume: 10 ml
100% pure essential oil Sweet basil. An intensive, aromatic fresh and cooling scent with a slightly stimulating fragrance. Basil has a slightly pungent, herbal aroma, extremely aromatic. The sense is sweet, but savory, and just like the smell it is peppery yet ever so slightly minty. Robust The strong fragrance conveys vitality and makes hesitant people feel more courageous; invigorating and uplifting. Known as an expectorant, antiseptic, relaxing, calming and eroticizing oil. Pure genuine oil of best quality. Suitable for application in aromatherapy/osmology, face and body care and massage. May be used by itself or mixed with: clary Sage, eucalyptus, juniper, lemon, neroli, rosemary, lavender, geranium etc.
Aroma diffuser: For a comforting and emotionally-elevating aromatherapy application that is reputed to decrease stress levels, whether it is anxiety or feelings of unhappiness, simply put 2-3 drops of Basil Essential Oil adding it to a aroma diffuser of personal preference and inhaling it for up to 1 hour.
Skin: Basil essential oil has proven itself in the care of mature skin. Strengthens, protects against the appearance of the first wrinkles and other signs of premature aging, restores firmness and elasticity. Smoothes wrinkles and improves skin. To create your own unique scent add essential oil to pure jojoba or avocado oil.It is best used in a mixture with clary sage, cloves, geraniums, juniper, neroli, eucalyptus, patchouli, mint, thyme, orange, fir and lavender.
Hair: Basil essential oil stimulates blood circulation and when added to shampoos or hair care products promote healthy growth and reduce hair loss. It also fights well against dandruff and itchy scalp. Basil makes hair shiny, thicker, making gray hair less noticeable.
Nervous System: Basil oil soothes a restless psyche and helps ease all your worries. Has a positive effect on mood, relieves negative thoughts, optimism and energy. Helps with depression or bad mood.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE: Can be used by either smelling them from the bottle or in the air (aroma diffuser), incorporating them into your yoga practice, applying them to the skin, for use in meditation or on your pillow at night. Scenting rooms, massaging (add 3–5 drops to a massage oil), suitable for the car-diffuser. Mix 8-10 drops with 1 tablespoon of cream or oil (cream/oil serves as a natural emulsifier so that the essential oil combines with the bath water) and add to the bath water. Store at room temperature (15–25°C).
External use only. Do not take any essential oils internally. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Do not apply undiluted essential oils onto the skin. Use essential oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner if you are pregnant or have any other medical issues. Keep away from children. Consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils on children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an essential oil that you’ve never used before.