Our Basil Sweet essential oil from Egypt has a high content of linalool. It is an excellent aromatic stimulant useful to clear the head and bring strength and clarity to the mind. Basil essential oil is also a good toning refresher for the skin, restorative for the nerves, aids concentration, insect repellent, prevents vomiting, and soothes itching. Basil essential oil has a beneficial action on the respiratory tract and is said beneficial for asthma, bronchitis and sinus infection and to help with concentration. Basil is also a good tonic for the treatment of nervous disorders and stress related headaches and migraines.
Top Tip: Keep pure basil essential oil in the car and if tired use a few drops on tissue or hanging air freshener. Use basil in an oil warmer when studying, revising or working.
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Aromatherapy use: adrenal tonic, alopecia, amenorrhea, anxiety, bronchitis, colds, colitis, cough, depression, dysmenorrhea, dyspepsia, earache, fatigue, fever, flatulence, flu, fluid retention, gout, hemorrhoids, herpes, insect bites, insect stings, insomnia, memory problems, menstrual cramps, migraine, muscle aches, nausea, PMS, rhinitis, shingles, sinusitis, skin abrasions
General use: Oil diffusers, potpourri, blending massage oil, perfume, bath oil, bath salt, bath and shower gels, spa treatment oils and creams, soap making, candle making
Contraindications: Basil pure essential oil causes sensitization in some individuals. Do not use if pregnant or breast feeding. Not for use by those with epilepsy or estrogen-related cancers.