A light, peppery oil with clear green notes which European physicians use basil oil to treat a variety of respiratory ailments. It produces a sense of joy and happiness which can minimise fear and sadness. It fortifies weak nerves and strengthens the entire nervous system. Basil oil is produced from the plant’s leaves and flowers through steam distillation.
Muscle calming, flushing, cleansing, tonic and restorative
Supports normal digestion and stimulates appetite; dispels gas and maintains efficiency of the digestive tract; helps with nausea, stomach cramped, and vomiting; ease hiccups and heartburn; opens and clear head and helps overcome nasal stuffiness thus aids in healthy immune system; stimulate circulation and reduce muscle aches and cramping; reduce menstrual pain and cramps and promotes menstrual flow; relieve physical overexertion, pains, and injuries; ease discomfort of earaches; acts as insect repellent, soothe the sting of mosquito bites; provide relief of chronic fatigue symptoms such as anxiety, mental fatigue and stress; clears the mind and aids concentration
Basil is helpful for treating skin problems such as pimples and abrasions. It has the ability to stimulate circulation, it enlivens full-looking skin, improves skin tone, and give the complexion a rosy glow. It can reduce cellulite. It also adds luster to dull hair and stimulates circulation to the scalp.
It has a sweetly spicy aroma and it can fight mental fatigue and increases concentration, clarifies thoughts and clears the head
Blends Well With
Lavender, Geranium, Bergamot, Lime, Lemon, Frankincense, Pine, Neroli, Clary Sage
- 1 part essential oil with 4 parts of carrier oil. Avoid using on children
Apply 2-4 drops on area of concern
Apply to chakras and/or Vita Flex Points (crown of head, forehead, heart, and navel) or around the ear for an earache
Inhale directly or diffuse
Do not use during pregnancy as it stimulates menstrual flow
Overuse of basil oil may have a sedative or stupefying effect
May cause skin irritation
Not safe for children under 16
Avoid use if epileptic
Do not pour oil into the ear. For an earache, apply around the ear.