Basil Essential Oil
Basil leaves have an amazing flavor when combined with tomato pasta, yet the essential oil provides wonderful soothing and calming properties. It is most commonly used for relieving sore joints and muscles.
Oil Properties: anti-infectious, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antioxidant, antiviral, diuretic, decongestants, disinfectant, anticatarrhal, energizing, stimulant, antidepressant,uplifting, and restorative.
Historical Uses: Basil was used historically for digestive and kidney ailments, respiratory problems, epilepsy, fevers, malaria, epidemics and poisonous insect and snake bites.
Possible Oil Uses: alertness, chills, anxiety bronchitis, chronic colds, nervous depression, concentration, earache, digestion, fainting, headaches, mental fatigue, soothing insect bites, insomnia, insect repellent, intestinal problems, chronic mucus, poor memory, muscle spasms, prostate problems, ovarian cysts, loss of smell, vomiting, snake bites, wasp stings and whooping-cough.
- Topically – Basil can be used directly on the skin and problematic areas.
- Internally – Can be added to food and drink.
- Aromatically – Diffusing can open the mind and increase clarity.
Basil Essential Oil 15 ml (3001)