Basil Organic Essential Oil – 15 ml
Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum L
While it is popular as an additive to a wide range of recipes, it can also offer many health benefits when used in the essential oil form. Basil is commonly used in cooking to add flavor to meat, pasta, and other entrée dishes. The oil itself is warm, spicy, and sweet by nature. Below are some of the health benefits of this essential oil:
- Improves digestion
- Relieves cold
- Improves blood circulation
- Helps with Asthma
- Alleviates pain
- Eye care
- Treats infections
- Helps with upset stomach
- Alleviates itching
Certified Organic India 100% Pure Organic Essential Oil
Method of Processing: Steam Distilled
Country of Origin: India
Main Constituents: Methyl chavicol, Linalool
Part of the Plant: Leaves
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: Basil has a sweet, spicy, fresh scent with a faint balsamic woody back note and a lasting sweetness that makes for a strong top note.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided. This product should not be used by anyone who has broken, irritated or sensitive skin. Use caution if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or under the care of a medical practitioner unless advised by your doctor.
This oil MAY inhibit blood clotting; consult your physician prior to use if you are being treated for the following:
- you are on blood thinners, such as coumadin (warfarin)
- you have hemophilia or other bleeding disorders
- you are prone to bloody noses
- you are going to have surgery
For occasional use only up to one time per day. Use in aromatherapy or dilute:
1% = 1 drop per teaspoon of carrier oil (5 ml) or 5-6 drops per ounce.
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