Basil essential oil (Ocimum basilicum) is spicy, fresh and invigorating. It helps to relieve stressed tense muscles and helps promote clarity. Basil is traditionally used to support relaxation, concentration and mental alertness. Ideal for aching muscles and joints. Basil is also a useful oil for helping to relieve sinuses, congestion and tension.
Our Basil essential oil is sourced in Egypt and extracted by steam distillation from leaf & flowering tops. Main elements include estragole and linalool.
- Massage or topical use add 3-5 drops per 10ml of carrier oil.
- Diffuser add 4-5 drops to cold water.
- Inhalation add 2-3 drops to hot water.
- Bathing add 5-10 drops to dish of water, then stir into bath.
Can be blended with other essential oils including Lemon, Geranium, Lavender, Peppermint.
Possible skin sensitivity - may cause skin sensitising or irritation. External use only. Do not use undiluted on the skin. Avoid contact with eyes, ears, mucus membranes, and sensitive areas. If you are pregnant, nursing, or using prescription medication, consult your Doctor or qualified health care practitioner before using essential oils. Not recommended for use on children under 12 years. Store in a cool dry place, out of reach and sight of children. Never swallow Garden of Flora Essential Oils, and never use undiluted on the skin.