Basil oil is steam distilled from the the aromatic leaves and flowers of Ocimum basilicum plant.
Botanical name: Ocimum basilicum
Country of Origin: India
Plant part: Leaves and flowers
Extraction method: Steam
Aroma: Fresh and herbaceous with a lasting sweetness
Blends well with: Bergamot, Lavender, Marjoram, Geranium, Peppermint, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Ginger, Grapefruit, and Lemon
Common uses for essential oils
- Cosmetics (soaps, balms, creams, lotions etc.)
- Aromatherapy (diffuser, vaporiser, burner, potpourri etc.)
- Household (laundry, housecleaning and room refreshing)
Avoid using essential oils during pregnancy unless you are under the supervision of a qualified practitioner.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted on mucus membranes and if applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a patch test (1% ratio) for topical use
Essential oils are perfect for diffusing.
Above information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Keep away from children.