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
IndiaHistory 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.Safety Info
Our Basil Sweet essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions
All of our essential oils are 100% natural and free of any chemicals, pesticides and synthetic perfumes.
These products are NOT intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. This information is NOT a substitute for professional medical treatment or consultation. Prior to using essential oils, Source Vitál always recommends consulting your medical professional if you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness. Do NOT ingest essential oils internally or apply undiluted oils onto the skin without consultation from an experienced and trained aromatherapist or aromatherapy practitioner. Always consult an aromatherapist before using essential oils for babies and children.
Keep all oils tightly closed and cool. Always keep out of reach of children.
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