Basil Essential Oil (Ocimum basilicum)
Basil is a stimulating, clearing, and strengthening essential oil, an excellent choice for alleviating anxiety and clearing congestion in the mind and body. It has a clear spicy sweet aroma reminiscent of anise.
Kathryn Anne Basil Essential Oil comes in a 10ml glass amber bottle with a black screw top lid that includes a dropper.
Nervous: anxiety, clears mind, convalescence, depression, migraine, epilepsy, insomnia, exhaustion.
Skin: acne, insect bites/stings, helps with allergies.
Circulation: hypertension (lowers blood pressure).
Digestive: indigestion, flatulence, gastritis, hepititis, sluggish liver, spasms, travel sickness, threadworms, ulcers.
Respiratory: catarrh, flu, sinusitis, whooping cough, hiccoughs, emphysema, restores sense of smell.
Immune: fevers including malaria.
Urinary: cleanses kidneys, cystitis, congested prostate.
Reproductive: absent periods, period pain, congested uterus, expels afterbirth, increases milk supply.
Endocrine: exhaustion/weak adrenal cortex.
Basil is a top note essential oil and blends well with black pepper, clary sage, fennel, frankincense, lavender, and rosemary. It is made by steam distillation of the flowering herb.
Did you know?
Basil is used extensively in Ayurvedic medicine. The Chinese use it to treat epilepsy.