Basil Essential Oil 10ml

  • Strengthening, clearing and liberating

  • Commonly used in massage preparations for athletes

  • Helps focus the mind and leave you feeling energized

  • Species
    Ocimum basilicum
  • Origin
    India
  • Extraction Process
    Steam distillation
  • Perfume Note
    TOP

Basil Essential oil is often known to be a stimulating and energising oil which can help you to focus. Its well renowned for its ability to help refresh and focus the mind; try using in the car to help maintain concentration on a long journey or whilst studying to kick the brain into gear (pop a few drops onto a handkerchief or diffuse in an electronic fragrancer / traditional burner).

It can also be blended in a carrier oil to make an excellent sporting massage for use before and after sport or other physical activity. Basil is a very lively oil and a little goes a long way when blending with other oils.

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  • Species
    Ocimum basilicum
  • Origin
    India
  • Extraction Process
    Steam distillation
  • Perfume Note
    TOP

Basil Essential oil is often known to be a stimulating and energising oil which can help you to focus. Its well renowned for its ability to help refresh and focus the mind; try using in the car to help maintain concentration on a long journey or whilst studying to kick the brain into gear (pop a few drops onto a handkerchief or diffuse in an electronic fragrancer / traditional burner).

It can also be blended in a carrier oil to make an excellent sporting massage for use before and after sport or other physical activity. Basil is a very lively oil and a little goes a long way when blending with other oils.

To diffuse in a traditional burner, simply fill dish with water and add a few drops of oil on top before lighting the candle. For electrical fragrancers, follow instructions given by the manual. For massage: dilute in a carrier oil and gently massage over the skin. Add a few drops to a handkerchief or inhale directly from the bottle if you are on the go. Dilute in distilled water and pour into spray bottle for an all-natural room fragrancer.
Basil blends beautifully with many other oils, but particularly well with the citrus oils such as Bergamot, Lemon & Grapefruit as well as Neroli, Bay and Lavender. 
Originally from Asia and Africa but now found throughout the Mediterranean and in the USA.
Add 2-3 drops to a vaporiser or traditional burner to help lift spirits and energize. Dilute in a carrier oil and used in massage to help ease tension and soothe soreness of the muscles. Add a few drops to a bath or shower to help awaken the senses and engage the brain.

Basil means "Royal Remedy" or "King" in Greek.

Dilute in a carrier oil before skin application. Keep away from children and out of eyes. Do not take internally or apply undiluted to the skin. For further advice on using essential oils to treat medical conditions, we recommend you seek advice from a professional.

Please note that Amphora Aromatics Ltd cannot be held responsible for any injury, illness or adverse reaction to any recipes, instructions or advice given. It is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that they have followed the relevant safety protocols and that they are aware of any possible side effects before use. We always advise that a skin patch test is carried out before full usage of any natural product whether purchased from ourselves or elsewhere.

Distilled from the well known culinary herb Oil of Basil is an excellent aromatic nerve tonic It clears the head and gives the mind strength and clarity It is an effective aid for exam nerves

Aromatherapy - A Guide For Home Use by Christine Westwood.
Principal Constituents

Cineol, pinene and camphor, limalol, and 40 - 50 5 methylchavicol.


Inci Name

INCI name:Ocimum basilicum Oil

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Beautiful smell, but be warned, very strong, and undiluted started to give me a headache! Use with care.

Julie Millard
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