Basil (Sweet) Essential Oil
Botanical name : Ocimum basilicum
Plant Origin : Leaves
Extraction method : Steam distilled
Aroma : Fresh, light, spicy
Odor intensity : Very high
Evaporation rate : Top note
Basil essential oil is antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, digestive, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, stomachic, tonic, antidepressant, cephalic, nervine, diaphoretic, adrenal stimulant, and antifungal
Basil originated in India, but has been cultivated throughout the Mediterranean for thousands of years. It is highly esteemed in Ayurvedic medicine for it’s anti infectious properties.
Basil essential oil assists in relieving headaches, sinus congestion, loss of smell from chronic sinusitis, asthma, bronchitis, colds, flu, coughs, mouth ulcers, herpes, helps to tone the skin, combats hair loss, eases muscle aches and pain, helps with menstruation, and is a strong anti fungal agent. It also helps with concentration and mental fatigue.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.