Basil is a stimulating and clearing oil, useful when concentration is needed or when feeling tired and sluggish. It has a stimulating effect on the brain and nervous system thus great for nervous debility, poor concentration and mental fatigue.
Clear, sweet, spicy and yellowish in colour. There are approximately 5 types of Basil essential oil on the market today. We have selected a True Sweet Basil Oil (Ocimum Basilicum) known as Linalol type. This is the safest and most pleasant of the Basil oils used in Aromatherapy.
Country of Origin: Egypt
Plant Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)
Method of Extraction: The oil is produced by steam distillation of the leaves and flowering tops.
To create an atmosphere for focus and study, try adding 1 drop of Basil, 3 drops of Lemon and 1 drop of Peppermint to some water in an oil burner.
A blend of 1 drop each of Basil and Lavender in 10ml of Sweet Almond oil makes a good abdomen massage oil. Always massage the abdomen in a clockwise direction.