Basil Ocimum basilicum

The spicy, yet herbal nature of Basil makes it a versatile oil that can be used to promote focus and alertness, or to add a little extra flavor while cooking.

basil essential oil

Part Number: 30010001
Size: 15 mL
Wholesale: $20.00
Retail: $26.67
PV: 20

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Aromatic Description
Warm, spicy, herbal

Plant Part:
Leaf

Collection Method:
Steam distillation

Main Constituent(s):
Linalool

Key Benefits:
• Promotes mental alertness and lessens occasional anxious feelings*
• May help to ease monthly feminine discomfort*
• Acts as a cooling agent for the skin
• Protects against environmental threats

Linalool, the monoterpene alcohol which is the primary chemical constituent of basil essential oil, is often used by pest professionals as an insecticide.
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Aromatic Usage Suggestions

  • Diffuse to promote a sense of focus while studying, working, or reading
  • Diffuse for feeling of relief after a long day
Topical Usage Suggestions

  •  Massage with Wintergreen and a carrier oil on back of neck for stress relief
  • Apply to minor skin irritations for a cooling effect
Internal Usage Suggestions:

  • Take a drop internally to provide soothing support during menstrual cycle*
  • Add to your favorite Italian dishes for a refreshing taste

 Basil — The Oil of Renewal

Negative emotions: Anxious, weary, overwhelmed, tired, drained, exhausted, addicted.

Positive Properties: Energized, renewed, rejuvenated, rested, strengthened.

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Can be applied neat to skin, undiluted.

Directions for Use

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Internal use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with Fractionated Coconut Oil or other carrier oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.

Cautions

Do no use essential oils internally unless they are labeled for dietary use. Look for the Supplement Facts box on the label. Avoid oils labeled “for external use only”, “for aromatic use only”, “not for internal use,” or “do not ingest.”

Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.

Helps support these body systems:

focus and concentration

mood and behavior

integumentary system

reproductive system

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