Basil essential oil

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Our Basil essential oil is steamed distilled from the delicate leaves and flowering tops of the basil plant which are growing in India. We need 500 kg plantmaterial to receive 1 kg of the essential oil.

The ancient Greek’s carried Basil on journeys for protection, and placed it with their dead to aid the journey of the soul. the Romans Basil was a symbol of strength. In India Basil is considered a sacred Herb, and wherever Basil is planted is thought of as a place of peace, piety, and virtue The leaves are still placed on the breasts of the dead to provide protection and a safe passage for the soul to the next life.

Our sweet basil essential oil is a ct linalool, meaning that it contains a higher amount of linalool than a typical distillation of other varietals of basil. Smelling this almost translucent oil is like stepping into the midst of a sun kissed field containing thousands upon thousands of the most fragrantly delicious sweet basil plants imaginable.

Benefits

Basil oil a warming oil can helps to relieves muscle spasms and has a use in feminine medicine for menstrual pain and sports medicine for treatment of over-exercised muscles. Basil oil can also hep to balance the healthy digestion Basil is a brain stimulant and can be used for relieving mental fatigue, relax nervous tension or uplifting of your mood.

Tips

Add one drop of this delicious basil oil at a tissue and put this on your desk during the study and you will be better concentrated.

Safety

Avoid use in high doses, Pregnancy and Liver Disorders.

The suggested shelf life is 4-5 years.

Botanical name

Ocimum Basilicum L.

Production method

Distillation

Part used for production

Plant

Origin

India

Main components

Linalol (alcohol), borneon, kamfer, cineol ( ketonen) methylchavicol, eugenol (fenolen), ocimeen, pineen, sylvestreen (terpenen)

Fragrance profile

Light sweet spicy with a green surrounding

Quantity

15 ml

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