Basil Essential Oil

Basil Essential Oil

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Basil Essential Oil (Sweet, 1/3 oz)
Basil Essential Oil (Sweet, 2 oz)
Basil Essential Oil (Sweet, 4 oz)
Basil Essential Oil (Sweet, 16 oz)

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Sweet Basil is the basil that is most associated with food and cooking. This essential oil can be used to flavor your food. The chemotype of Sweet Basil is linalool, a major constituent in lavender. Sweet Basil Essential Oil is a good tonic for the treatment of depression and stress related headaches. It is used to clear the mind and relieve intellectual fatigue, while giving clarity and mental strength. When adding Sweet Basil oil to a warm bath, it can help relieve gout, arthritic, muscular and menstrual pains. It is effective in digestive disorders, ranging from nausea to hiccups, and for infections in the respiratory tract.

Basil Essential Oil

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Being a mint, there are great varieties of basil, so there are several chemotypes: sweet basil essential oil is linalool type, exotic basil is methyl chavicol type, Indian basil (Ocimum canum) is camphor type, and tree basil (O. gratissimum) is eugenol and thymol type. There is also bush basil (O. basilicum var. minimum), grand basilic basil (O. b. var. grand vert.), American basil (O. americanum), East Indian basil (O. gratissimum) and holy basil (O. sanctum). In Italy, basil symbolizes love. Basil flower essence refers to the inability to balance the sexual physical nature with the spiritual nature. There is often abuse of sexuality. Repair of the sexual nature transforms it into a natural expression and part of a sacred whole. Battagalia suggests that basil is good for those in need of protection due to debilitating illness and low resistance level, nervous exhaustion, constitutional weakness or a change in life resulting in feelings of vulnerability.

Additional Information

Product No. 01-bas02-group
Common Name Sweet French Basil, Linalool Basil, Common Basil, True Basil, European Basil
Scientific Name Ocimum basilicum
Family Name Lamiaceae (Mint)
Indigenous Country Egypt
Country Of Production Egypt, Europe, United States, South America, Pacific Islands.
History Sweet French Basil is the most common of the basils. An ancient herb found in Egyptian pyramids. Kings anointed with it in special ceremonies. In Asia, basil counters venomous poisons from snakes and insects. In India, basil is sacred. It is planted
history_cont around temples and graves. It is used in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine to treat colds, flu, fever, muscle aches and earaches. When a woman in Italy is ready for love, she puts a pot of basil outside her window.
Plant Description A tender annual herb with very dark green ovate leaf tops while gray-green beneath. It has an erect square stem up to 24 inches high with white, blue or purple flowers.
Parts Processed Leaves, flowering heads.
Processing Methods Steam distilled
Color Range Clear to pale yellow.
Chemical Constituents Class: Phenol/Alcohol. Linalool up to 45%, methyl chavicol, eugenol, limonene, citronellol.
Yin/Yang Yang
Physical Uses Used for insect bites and as repellent, gout, muscular aches and pains, rheumatism, bronchitis, coughs. Used to cool, improve digestion, purify, reduce cellulite, calm, reduce stress, promote sleep, uplift moods, improve mental clarity, sharpen the senses
Physical_Uses_cont Abortifacient, analgesic, antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, blood purifier, carminative, cephalic, digestive, emmenagogue, expectorant, nervine, prophylactic, restorative, stimulant and tonic for the nerves
Mental Uses I surrender to life. I realize that I have certain beliefs that are a lie. I can recognize them and I can change them easily and effortlessly. I work cooperatively with myself and my world.
Emotional Uses Feeling of loneliness, isolation, fear, abused (sexually) TO stable, feeling part of a community and confident.
Spiritual Uses Can indicate that some terrible things have happened to you. When this kind of abuse happens, it can really challenge how we hold the world and how we explain to ourselves the reasons for its occurrence. When we are children, it is very easy to
Spiritual_Uses_Cont believe that whatever is happening is our fault. and somehow you deserved it. It is a lie. When Sweet Basil shows up for a person, it usually indicates that they are ready to change old thought forms.
Applications Bath (with proper fixed oil), diffusor, food, inhaler, liquid candle, massage, mist spray, ointment.
Warnings/Contraindications Nontoxic, possible skin irritant.

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