Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum L.
Aroma: Sweet, Spicy and woody with a hint of anise.
Perfume Note: Top
Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Plant Part: Leaves
Main Chemical Components: Linalool, methyl chavicol,
eugenol, limonene, citronella.
Benefits, Description and Uses: Sweet Basil oil invigorates the body and spirit and helps to refresh the mind. It’s a wonderful nerve tonic after a stressful day, and is said to help increase concentration and memory. As it clears the mind, Basil oil also relaxes and helps to strengthen us during those times when we’re experiencing a lot of change.
Cautions: Basil oil can be a skin irritant – dilute before use and do not use in baths. Do not use Basil essential oil during pregnancy. Avoid using close to eyes.
All Essential oils for healing products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner.