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Basil

SKU: 1001-15

$41.33

BV 31


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Certified Organic Basil Essential Oil 15 ml 

Ocimum basilicum 

Basil essential oil is a very versatile oil. Its fresh herbaceous scent blends well with many oils: citrus, herbals, woodsy and spicy all are complementary to basil. Basil grows easily in many areas of the world and has been used by the ancient Greeks, in Ayurvedic medicine and ancient Chinese medicine.

AromaticTopical

Extracted From

Leaves

Extraction Method

Steam distillation

Origin

Egypt

Main Constituents

Methyl chavicol (esters) Linalool (alcohol)

Used in massage after exercise
Can promote good digestion
Can support breathing freely
Contains Vitamin K, Vitamin A and
Magnesium

Used in skin care products
Used to add luster in hair care products
Used in insect repellents

Promotes relaxation
Promotes alertness

Hindus believed basil to be sacred to the deities Vishnu and Krishna.

Can be applied neat, but dilution with a carrier oil is recommended, diffuse or inhale, generally recognized as safe (GRAS) for human consumption by the FDA.

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