This herbaceous, slightly camphorous smelling pure oil is commonly used in insect repellent and insect bite creams as well as in many bronchitis, cold and cough inhalants. Sweet, herbaceous green and uplifting. Spicy, warm and fiery, somehwat like licorice. Blends well with Rosemary, Geranium, Clary, Sage, Oakmoss, and Sandalwood.
Summary: This herbaceous, slightly camphorous smelling pure oil is commonly used in insect repellent and insect bite creams as well as in many bronchitis, cold and cough inhalants.
Blending Suggestions: Basil blends especially well with bergmot, clary sage, rosemary, geranium and citrus oils such as lemongrass or lime.
Basil Oil is know to aide in: Bronchitis, colds, coughs, exhaustion, flatulence, flu, gout, insect bites, insect repellent, muscle aches, rheumatism, sinusitis. The health benefits of basil essential oil include its ability to treat nausea, motion sickness, indigestion, constipation, respiratory problems, and diabetes. Basil oil is also a good source of Vitamin A, magnesium, potassium, iron, and calcium.
Avoid using while pregnant, women should consult their physician before using any essential oil.
All of our products are recommended for external use only. Pure Essential Supply does not sell items for use in food. Avoid contact with the eyes and other sensitive areas. Flushing with water will only send the essential oil back to the eye’s membranes. Applying a carrier oil will create another fat for the essential oil to be attracted to other than the membranes of the eyes or skin. We’ve not known this to cause permanent injury or long-term discomfort, but if you feel concerned, please call your health care provider.