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Basil Sweet Essential Oil

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100% Pure & Natural Basil Sweet Essential Oil

Botanical Name: ocimum basilicum

This fragrant herb has found its way into our spice rack, herb gardens, and, especially, Italian cooking. As an essential oil, it is one of the most well-known oils.

Fragrant and multi-use, Basil Sweet is a must for your essential oil kit.

Uses of Basil Sweet Essential Oil
  • If you're feeling foggy or need to study, make a blend with Basil Sweet, Peppermint, and Rosemary. Massage back of neck.
  • Feeling tired? Inhale a few drops on a cotton ball.
  • Mix a few drops of Basil Sweet in water and spray the air to purifies the atmosphere. Don't like smelling like a cooking class? Add a little orange to sweeten the blend up.
  • This is the "what have you got to lose?" use... Mix Basil, Rosemary, and Lavender and rub into the hair roots. Apply a few drops to your hairbrush and brush thoroughly every day. If too strong, dilute with a little Jojoba oil. Worth a try for a natural hair tonic.
This oil is sourced from

India

History and Background

Important in the religious practices in India. In the Greek traditions, Basil Sweet is associated with St. Basil.

Active on cephalic areas, Basil Sweet will sharpen perception and be active in the area of the 6th chakra.

This oil is calming, mood uplifting, promotes restful sleep, sharpens senses, reduces stress, and is useful in meditation. Basil encourages happiness and peace and stimulates the conscious mind.

Physical Description

A light, fresh, sweet-spicy scent with balsamic undertones.

Aromatic Description

Colorless to pale yellow in color.

Biological Makeup and Components

Linalol (40-45%), methyl chavicol (23.8%) and small amounts of eugenol, limonene and citronellol.

Extraction Technique

Extraction by steam distillation of flowering herbs.

Information for Aromatherapists

Basil Sweet is a top note. It blends well with Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Chamomile Roman, Clary Sage, Coriander, Cypress, Eucalyptus (all), Fennel, Ginger, Grapefruit, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Niaouli, Lime, Orange, Oregano, Palmarosa, Pine, Rosemary, Sage, Tea Tree, Citronella, Geranium, Hyssop and other “green” notes.

Our Basil Sweet essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.

Cautions
  • Mostly non-toxic, non-irritant, possible sensitization in some individuals. Do not use in baths.
  • Avoid during pregnancy.
  • Should not be used on children under 16 years.
  • For external use only. Do not ingest.
  • If you are epileptic, have cancer, liver issues, or any other serious illness, we strongly suggest you consult a medical professional prior to using Basil Sweet essential oil.
  • Always keep essential oils out of reach of children.
  • Keep this oil tightly closed and in room temperature or cooler spot.
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