Sweet Basil Essential Oil (100% Pure)
- Pure Sweet Basil Essential Oil
- No fillers, additives, bases or carriers added
Basil Essential Oil (also known as Oil of Basil or Sweet Basil Oil) are the essence extracted from the Ocimum Basilicum plant. Not only is basil used widely in fine cuisine for its flavor enhancing ability, it is also thought to help heal various wounds and infections, and as a calming agent to combat inflammation, reduce adrenal fatigue, and treat nerve and muscle conditions . Pure oil of basil are steam-distilled from fresh basil leaves to form an extract that contains high levels of antioxidants and other beneficial phytochemicals. It’s naturally sweet, warm, spicy and herbal aroma may aid restoration of mental alertness and sharpen sense of smell.
Benefits of Basil Essential Oil
- For fatigued or aching muscles, rub a few drops of basil essential oil along with coconut into painful, swollen muscles or joints.
- To heal adrenal fatigue naturally, diffuse basil essential oil throughout your home.
- For acne remedy, using a clean cotton ball, apply one to two drops of basil oil along with coconut or jojoba oil to the affected area once or twice daily.
Point of Interests
Widely used in traditional Indian medicine, basil’s name is derived from “basileum”, the Greek name for king. It was said that in the 16th century, powdered basil leaves were inhaled to treat migraines and chest infections while italian women wore basil to attract possible suitor. Regarded for it’s herbal potential, it was listed in Hildegard’s Medicine, a compilation of early German medicines, by the highly regarded Benedictine herbalist Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) . Today, the uses of basil are researched extensively and looked towards as a potent traditional medicinal plant for headaches, coughs, diarrhea, constipation, warts, worms, and kidney malfunctions .
Distillation Method: Steam distilled
Botanical name: Ocimum Basilicum
Ingredient: 100% Sweet Basil Essential Oil
Appearance: Pale yellow liquid
Product of :USA
Packaging: Amber Essential Oil Glass Bottle
Storage: Room temperature. Air tight container.
Disclaimer: This is PURE essential oil. It should NOT be used directly in pregnant women or women who are currently breastfeeding. It’s best to dilute pure essential oil with a Carrier Oil like Jojoba Oil, Argan Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Grapeseed Oil and Coconut Oil when you are applying it directly to the skin.
Reference: Aromatherapy For Women & Children: Pregnancy and Childbirth by Jane Dye  The New Healing Herbs: The Classic Guide to Nature’s Best Medicines by Michael Castleman  Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of Ocimum basilicum L. (sweet basil) from Western Ghats of North West Karnataka, India – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4264302/