Basil Essential Oil is pure essential oil steam distilled from the whole flowering herb Ocimum basilicum, of the Lamiaceae (Labiatae) family. Basil has spicy sweet aroma flavour that contains 1% essential oil, known as the royal oil. Basil aroma blends very well with other essential oils like bergamot, peppermint, lavender, clove bud, sandalwood, melissa, eucalyptus, and many others.
Basil Essential Oil health benefits include: Relief from cold, influenza, whooping cough. Respiratory problems like bronchitis, asthma and sinus infections. Basil oil treats skin infections, bladder infections, wounds. Relief Stress disorder. Basil oil improves blood circulation and used for massage.
Caution: Always test small amount of basil essential oil for an allergic reaction or sensitivity. Should not be used during pregnancy. Consult a professional in aromatherapy before using basil essential oil.