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.