Basil Essential Oil Variations
Aromatherapy Trade Council Member
BOTANICAL NAME: Ocimum Basilicum
Used by Therapists, Professionals, Artisans & Home Users
Supplied in an Amber Glass Bottle, Tamper Evident Lid & Dropper
Aluminium Screw Top Bottles
Botanical Name and Expiry Date on Label
Batch Code for full Traceability, SDS and CoA
Use in Massage Blends, Diffusers, Candle, Soap and Cosmetic Making
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Basil Essential Oil Variations
Basil Essential Oil is a fabulous, strong oil that has the fresh and uplifting fragrance of freshly cut basil leaves.
The scent is fresh, light, spicy and often peppery, giving a sweet green top to middle note in blends. It has a watery viscosity and is pale greenish-yellow in colour.
Said to awaken the mind to clarity of thought, steady the nerves, while easing sinus congestion, cooling down fevers and treating menstrual problems. Wonderful for exams, driving tests or anything needing focus and concentration.
IN A NUTSHELL
Scent - Fresh, light, spicy, peppery
Extraction Method - Steam Distilled
Plant Part - Flowering tops of plant
Country of Origin -
Fragrance Note - Top and Middle
Colour - Yellow
Family - Lamiaceae
Chemical Composition - Linalool, cineole, methyl chavicol
PROPERTIES & FRIENDS
Properties - Pick Me Up, Uplifting, Clearing, Refreshing, Antispasmodic
Blend Friends - bergamot, black pepper, cedarwood, fennel, ginger, geranium, grapefruit, lavender,lemon, marjoram and neroli
KEY BENEFITS & CAUTIONS
1 - Aid concentration and mental clarity, especially when fatigued
2 - Use when driving, studying or working and to calm nerves and encourage clear thinking during exams. Good for mental confusion and poor memory – symptomatic relief of Alzheimer’s and similar disorders.
3 - Calm digestive disorders, flatulence and nausea
4 - Clearing headaches and migraines associated with congestion, sinus congestion and fainting.
5 – Used on the skin can it is refreshing and uplifting, and can be very effective in treating acne and relieving insect bites.
Cautions: Do not use in pregnancy. Do not use with children. Possible skin irritant. Do not use if suffering from any seizure disorder.
Note: We recommend only buying form Aromatherapy Trade Council Members
HOW TO USE
Baths - blend 5-8 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil and add to bath
Massages - add 2-3 drops of essential oils to 1 tablespoonful of carrier oil
Vapourisation - add 2-4 drops of essential oils to a burner, aroma stone or aroma stream
Technical Data - SDS Sheet available on request - Bottle Carries Batch Number and Expiry Date
Shelf Life - Our essential oils all have a shelf life in excess of 12 months. However, as with any essential oil we recommend using it within 12 months of opening
Storage - Keep lids on and integral droppers in place - Always keep in Original Bottles - Keep out of the reach of Children and Pets - Store out of Direct Sunlight at normal room temperature
Use - Not for Internal Use - Do not use on Skin Undiluted - If you have a medical condition particularly pregnancy, blood pressure problems or seizure conditions then please see medical advice before using any essential oil. Essential Oils are not an alternative to medical care - always seek help from a medical practitioner - Do not stop taking any medication unless on the advice of your doctor
Allergies & Sensitivities - Always do a patch test before using the oil on the skin - If irritation occurs discontinue use
Disclaimer - Any information provided by Mother Natures Goodies is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.The use of any information provided is for the sole responsibility of the user.We advise you to consult with your doctor or health care professional prior to using Essential Oils.