Synonyms: Sweet Basil
Cultivation: USDA and EcoCert organic cultivation in India
Composition: 100% Basil essential oil, certified organic by USDA and EcoCert
Extraction: Water-steam distillation of Basil
Active Constituents: Monoterpenols: linalol
About: Basil essential oil is sweet, spicy and herbal. Made by the steam-distillation of the herb’s aromatic leaves, this essential oil helps to support healthy muscles and joints and is excellent for cleaning and dealing with germs and bugs. Its garden fresh scent can also support mood and healthy stress-response. Always dilute.
Common Uses: Basil essential oil is often added to muscle salves and massage oils to support healthy muscles and joints. Basil may also promote digestion and soothe occasional bloating and discomfort when massaged in a carrier oil on the belly. To support the immune system and clear sinuses, Basil can be diffused in the air. A drop of Basil can also be added to a teaspoon of honey and taken after a meal.
Blending Recommendations: Basil blends well with many essential oils and adds a delicious, garden fresh scent. Basil is a base to middle note in blending.
Bay Leaf Laurel, Black Pepper, Cinnamon Bark, Clove Bud, Coriander Seed, Fennel, Frankincense, Ginger, Helichrysum, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Mandarin, Sweet Orange, Peppermint, Rosemary cineole, Rosemary verbenone, Spanish Sage, Tea Tree, Vetiver, Wintergreen.
Safety Information: No contraindications. Do not use in the first 3 months of pregnancy.
Maximum Adult Dilution: 1.5%; 9 drops per ounce of carrier oil.
This essential oil contains 100 constituents; all not listed are below 0.71%. A full listing of therapeutic constituents is presented in the GC/MS report which is available upon request.
Shelf Life: 6 years in proper conditions.
Storage: Store upright, cap closed, out of direct heat and sunlight.
Notes: Non-GMO, No pesticides, No insecticides, No additives, Gluten free, Vegan, Cruelty free, No carrier oil added.