Basil Essential Oil
We may recognize the sweet, fresh, and herbaceous scent of Basil in some of our favorite Italian dishes, but this amazing herb is more than just a culinary favorite. Basil Essential Oil can help deliver a much-needed boost to our body and mind when we feel bogged down and fuzzy-headed. It helps to impart a feeling of mental clarity and leaves us more alert and focused to tackle the day. Basil may also increase energy and uplift the mood so we move through our tasks with even more efficiency.
Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum
Aroma: Warm, sweet, herbaceous, and fresh.
Color: Clear to light yellow
Blends Well With: Lavender, Bergamot, Lemon, Geranium, Clove Bud, Clary Sage, Melissa, Rosemary, Eucalyptus, Juniper Berry, and Neroli essential oils.
Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Leaves
- Diffuse 3 drops of Basil, 3 drops of Lavender, and 3 drops of Peppermint essential oils to calm the mind and soothe stress-related headaches.
- Combine 5 drops of Basil Essential Oil with a carrier oil inside a 10ml roller bottle. Apply it to your wrists to uplift the mood and keep stress at bay.
- Dilute 12 drops of Basil Essential Oil 1 oz of Witch Hazel Extract and 1 oz of distilled water in a 2 oz dropper bottle. Apply the mixture to a cotton ball and dab all over the face after cleansing to control oil production and combat blemishes.
Skin sensitivity may occur. Essential oils are highly concentrated and should be diluted before applying directly to the skin. Keep out of reach from children. If pregnant or breastfeeding please ask your doctor before use.
This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.