Basil Essential Oil 10ml
Latin Name: Ocimum basilicum
Basil has been thought of as an aphrodisiac for centuries and featured heavily in most diets. It was once thought to ward off evil spirits and is still worn tucked in the hat to scare away insects in Mediterranean climates.
Source: Ocimum basilicum is grown in Europe, The Mediterranean, Pacific Islands and America.
Extraction: Basil essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of the flowering Sweet Basil plant.
Aroma: Basil essential oil has a warm, sweet and spicy scent.
Fragrance note: Top
Properties: Basil essential oil is a refreshing, light and uplifting tonic and is used in aromatherapy to relieve the symptoms of a stressful lifestyle and to aid focus.
Uses: Massage, baths and inhalation. The smell of sweet Basil in the bath will lift your spirits.
Blends well with: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Fennel, Ginger, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Neroli and Verbena.
Caution: Basil essential oil is potent and may cause skin irritation in some people. Do not use in concentrations greater than 1%.
Avoid during pregnancy
CAUTION: For external use only. Keep away from eyes. Keep out of reach of children. Do not take internally. If you are pregnant or breast feeding, have heart disease, epilepsy, high blood pressure, diabetes, or have any medical condition that can be affected by absolutes, essential oils or fragrances, please seek the advice of a health professional before use. Keep away from plastic or polished surfaces. Always dilute to 5% or less before using on the skin.