Basil Essential Oil

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Basil Essential Oil is sweet with herbaceous top notes and a spicy undertone. Stimulating and helps aid concentration

Basil Essential Oil is Sweet with herbaceous top notes and a spicy undertone. Stimulating and helps aid concentration

Basil Essential Oil

A tender and aromatic herb with small white flowers grown and extracted in Egypt where the soil and climate give a uniquely herbaceous and sweet note. Basil Essential Oil is an annual herb with green leaves. The oil is often used in perfumery and is used in many skin, mind and body remedies.

Basil plants growing for the production of Basil essential oil

Characteristics of Basil Essential Oil

Basil Essential oil has sweet green herbaceous top notes and a spicy - licorice / aniseed like undertones.

Basil Essential Oil Properties

Basil Essential Oil is primarily used for clearing the mind of worries and clutter and aiding concentration.

However as well as clearing the mind, basil is typically used in the following applications.

Skin

The high linalol content in Basil essential oil is believed to help repel insects.

Mind

Basil oil has a cephalic action which means that it helps to stimulate and clear the mind. It is an excellent choice for combating nervous disorders, intellectual fatigue and indecision.
 
Body
 
Basil essential oil is beneficial for headaches, migraines, muscle tension and pain. It has an affinity with the respiratory system and makes a warming inhalation for chesty coughs, bronchitis, asthma and sinus infections. It is a good tonic for the digestive system and may be of assistance in treating menstrual problems
 
Aroma
 
Basil when blended with Lime is a classic aromatherapy scent, which is at home in candles, burners and bath oils.

Precautions when using Basil Essential Oil

Basil essential oils is usually stimulating but has a stupefying effect when used in excess.

An emmenagogue so best to avoid Basil Essential Oil in pregnancy (at naturallythinking we have a policy of avoiding all essential oils during pregnancy).

Basil can also irritate people with very sensitive skin, therefore caution should be taken with dosage levels

Basil Essential Oil Technical Information

Criteria Information

Latin Name

Ocimum basilicum

Inci

Ocimum basilicum (Basil) leaf oil

Plant Family

Labiate or Lamiacaeae

Extraction Method

Basil Essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves and the flowering tops.

Country of Origin

Egypt

Purity

100% Pure Essential Oil, therapeutic grade

Natural

Constituents

Linalool (Alcohol), Borneone, Camphor, Cineole (Ketones), Methylchavicol, Eugeneol (Phenols), Ocimene, Pinene, Slyvestrene (Terpenes).

Cas No.

8015-73-4

Einecs No.

283-900-8

Blends well with

Basil Essential Oil blends well with most other herb based essential oils and also with lavender, geranium, bergamot, lime, lemon, frankincense and pine.

IFRA Certificate
49th Amendment

Technical Documents

Please see the Technical Tab below for SDS, Allergens information and IFRA Certificates

Basil essential oil is not just rich in thereapeutic properties but the scent of Basil with Lime is pure divinity in candles, burners and the bath

Blends Well With:
Other herbal oils, Lavender and Citrus oils
Contraindications:
Avoid during pregnancy
Size:
10ml
Country of Origin:
Egypt
Latin name:
Ocimum basilicum
Traditional Physical Properties:
Muscle Warming
Part of Plant Used:
Basil Essential oil is steam distilled from the leaves and the flowering tops.
Purity:
100% Pure
Scent:
Warm, Fresh, Sweet and Floral
Key Benefits:
Stimulating, Clarifying and Uplifting
Traditional Skin Use:
Stimulating and Clarifying
Traditional Emotional Use:
Basil Essential Oil is primarily used for clearing the mind of worries and clutter and aiding concentration.
HS Code:
33019090
HS Description:
Basil Essential Oil
HS Country:
EG
HS Composition:
Viscous Plant Oil

Ingredients

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Basil Essential Oil Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

Basil Essential Oil The SDS can be downloaded by Clicking Here

Basil Essential Oil Technical Data Sheet (TDS)

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Basil Essential Oil Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Basil Essential Oil Allergens Declaration

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