Basil essential oil is obtained from the leaves of the sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum) plant. Basil oil has been used for centuries as a natural remedy for illness and disease and is said to offer a variety of health benefits.
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Basil oil has a sweet, warm, fresh, crisp, herbaceous, and floral scent which is airy, uplifting, and vibrant. It possesses excellent anti-inflammatory properties and is a natural supplement with many claimed health benefits.
Basil oil is commonly used in aromatherapy, cooking food, teas, and other skin-based benefits. It can be used in aromatherapy by using it in an oil diffuser or atomiser or by adding Basil oil directly to homemade potpourri, candles, or even soap.
Basil oil has a sweet, warm, fresh, crisp, herbaceous, and floral scent. Basil oil has a fragrance similar to licorice, which is also airy, uplifting, and vibrant.
1. Basil oil can be used for medicinal purposes to alleviate sinus headaches and congestion.
2. Basil oil helps in boosting immunity, protecting against infection, stabilizing problems of irregular menses and is useful in reducing water retention from the body.
1. Basil Oil helps in easing minor irritations of the skin.
2. Basil Oil is used for cleansing, hydrating, refreshing, strengthening, and softening the strands of hair.
As a fragrance
1. In aromatherapy, Basil oil stimulates, clarifies, calms, fortifies, energizes and uplifts the mind.
2. Basil oil can be combined with Herbs & Essential Oil’s Jasmine oil to create a floral scent to boost energy levels and suit your mood.
1. Basil Oil has a widescale application as a key ingredient in various food and beverage products.
2. Basil Oil is used widely in hair care products, face creams, skin toners, makeup removers.
Basil oil should be stored in a cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light.