Basil, Sweet Essential Oil
Ocimum Basillicum from India
This is our Sweet Basil Steam Distilled Essential Oil. Herbal Folk Traditional uses for Sweet Basil include asthma, bronchitis, calm the nerves, colds, coughs, emphysema, fever, flu, improve blood circulation, improve digestion, insect bite antidote, irritable skin complaints, kidney ailments, malaria, poisonous snake bite antidote, stomach ailments, rheumatic pain.
Aromatherapy and home use include and is not limited to:
Circulation, Muscles and Joints
- Muscular aches and pains
- Infectious diseases
- Brings strength and clarity to the mind
- Clears the head
- Nervous tension
- Relieve mentail fatigue
- Insect repellant
- Insect bites
Sweet Basil Essential Oil is a beautiful annual that has simple white flowers and has a long history of both culinary and medicinal uses! It has an herbaceous uplifting scent with rich balsamic undertones. Sweet Basil Essential Oil blends well with Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Citronella, Clary Sage, Coriander, Geranium, Hyssop, Lavender, Lime, Marjoram, Melissa, Neroli, Oakmoss, Orange, Peppermint, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Spearmint, Verbena, Ylang Ylang and other ""green"" notes.
Our Sweet Basil Essential Oil is cultivated organically and steam distilled from the blossoms and plant.
Sweet Basil Essential Oil is used in aromatherapy and natural perfumery such as for dental products, fragrances and soap.
Sweet Basil Essential Oil has the following actions: adrenal stimulant, antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, cephalic, digestive aid, emenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, galactagogue, nervine, prophlylactic, restorative, stomachic and tonic.
This Essential Oil is authentic and natural. To the best of our knowledge it does not contain any artificial ingredients or adulterants of any kind. The analysis and statements are derived from the most complete information available to Alive & Well. This oil is guaranteed by Alive & Well to be of excellent quality.
1/2 ounce/14.79 mililiters.
Shelf life is 3 years and 8 months or more.
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