Basil, also known as Sweet Basil, is used for much more than flavoring foods. Its essential oil, derived from the Ocimum Basilicum plant (member of the mint family), has been used for centuries to treat all kinds of health concerns. It is known to act as a nerve tonic and help ease mental fatigue. This oil is a powerful essential oil with an herbaceous minty & spicy-sweet fragrance that instantly stimulates memory and increases the minds ability to focus. Basil is packed with rich compounds and highly beneficial properties, and is used for a number of treatments and health conditions such as lifting fatigue, steadying nerves, increasing alertness, aiding in concentration, relieving headaches, alleviating head congestion, migraines and muscular aches and pains. Basil has been known to help regulate the menstrual cycle and reduce menstrual cramps, is anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-spasmodic, and can be used as an insect repellent.
It is used quite frequently in cosmetic applications due to it's ability to enhances the luster of dull-looking skin and hair. It is also used to treat the symptoms of acne.
Basil blends nicely with bergamot, citrus oils, clary sage, clove bud, eucalyptus, geranium, hyssop, juniper, lavender, marjoram, melissa, neroli, lavender, and rosemary.
Basil essential oil can be irritating to the skin in some people, especially
when it is not diluted with a carrier oil. You will want to test it
before first use by rubbing a dime sized area on your forearm if you
plan topical applications.
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