Basil Essential Oil


Sweet Basil Essential Oil

INCI name: Ocimum basilicum oil

Country of Origin: Egypt

Production method: Steam distilled from the leaves of the plant.

Use: A useful oil for digestion where there are problems accepting and digesting and so too where there is a resistance to 'accepting' situations in life. This would be an ideal ingredient to make a tummy massage blend with to address an array of digestive issues including constipation, bloating, tension.

Scent: Strong, familiar, slightly liquoricey scent.

Cautions: External use only, dilute in carrier oil before use on skin, avoid in pregnancy (due to varied methyl chavicol/estragole content). Maximum 2% blend strength. 

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