Basil Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum
Country of Origin: Egypt
Application: Aromatically, Topically | Neat
Plant Part: Leaf
Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Aromatic Description: Fresh, herbaceous, and slightly spicy with a warm and slightly balsamic undertone.
Main Chemical Components: linalool, methyl chavicol (estragole), eucalyptol, 1,8-cineole, β-caryophyllene.
Blends well with: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Cypress, Geranium, Lime, Lemon, Rosemary and Sandalwood essential oil.
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Basil essential oil is a potent oil extracted through steam distillation from the leaves of the Ocimum basilicum plant, commonly known as Sweet Basil herb. This herb is a member of the mint family, Lamiaceae, and it is native to tropical regions in Africa and Asia. Sweet Basil has several cultivars, with Thai and Genovese basil being popular among them.
The herb's fragrant leaves are a culinary delight, commonly used in soups, stews, salads, and meat dishes. Its unique aroma is characterized by sweet and herbaceous notes, making it an ideal ingredient in various cuisines worldwide. Sweet Basil is a sun-loving plant that thrives in moist, well-drained soils.
Basil essential oil is widely known for its fresh and uplifting aroma, often described as warm, sweet, floral, and herbaceous, with a hint of licorice-like scent. This oil is popular in aromatherapy, where it's used to invigorate and uplift the mood, promote relaxation and ease stress and anxiety.
Inhaling basil oil can improve concentration, enhance mental clarity, and boost cognitive function. It also has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, making it a natural remedy for various ailments. When applied topically, it can help soothe skin irritations, alleviate muscle and joint pain, and promote healthy-looking skin.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with Carrier Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.
Please take note of the following precautions:
- Possible skin sensitivity may occur.
- Keep out of reach of children.
- If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, it is advisable to consult with your physician before using the product.
- Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.
Please be informed that our bottles are filled by volume, and while some bottle sizes may not be filled to the top, they do contain the specified volume of oil.
We are committed to providing our customers with only the purest essential oils of the highest quality at the lowest possible prices. Our essential oils are 100% pure therapeutic grade, and we offer a 100% Risk-Free, 60-Day Money Back Guarantee because we are confident that you will love our products. Our complete refund policy can be found on our website.
***Please note that the International Federation of Aromatherapists advises against the internal consumption of essential oils unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy.
Sarah Thompson from Los Angeles, CA.Apr 19, 2023, 15:56I'm in love with PTG Oils' Basil essential oil! It has such a refreshing and calming scent. It's great for diffusing or adding to my bath. Highly recommend!
Morgane SleeperAug 19, 2020, 13:02I love this company! Every scent is so wonderful and pure! Great value for the quality and always ships very quickly. Thank you so much✨
Emily Davis from Miami, FLAug 18, 2020, 18:02The quality of PTG Oils Basil essential oil is amazing. It's so pure and potent, and I love using it in my homemade skincare products.
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Benefits and uses of Sweet Basil Essential Oil, which is extracted from the leaves of the Basil herb. It is used in aromatherapy to stimulate and uplift the mind, repel insects, and alleviate respiratory and digestive discomfort. It is also used in skin and hair care to nourish, repair, and balance. Throughout history, Basil has been used for its fortifying effects and is considered sacred in some cultures. Basil is widely used in cooking and is still highly regarded for its health benefits.