Sweet Basil Essential Oil
100% Pure | Therapeutic | Organic
Common Uses: nervous exhaustion, digestive aid, anti infectious, insect repellent, increases alertness
Energetics/ Fun Facts: Basil was so highly prized that its name was derived from the latin word 'basileum' meaning royalty or crown. As tradition goes, basil protects from negative fate and evil spirits.
Blends well with: all citrus, rosemary, opopanox, clary sage, bergamot, citronella, geranium
Caution: can be slightly irritating to sensitive skin. Do not use during pregnancy.
Associated word: Awaken
What are essential oils?
Essential oils are highly concentrated oils extracted from various parts of plants. Aromatherapy is the art and science of treating the physical, psychological and emotional states within the body using essential oils. Nezza Naturals has high-quality 'therapeutic grade' oils that are ethically sourced from around the world. They are 100% pure unless otherwise stated (we offer a select few essential oils in a 10% dilution as well as 100% dilution). Our goal is to provide high quality, essential oils at an affordable price.
Ingredients: Organic Sweet Basil Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum
Method of Distillation: Steam Distilled
Essential oils have tiny molecules, when inhaled are able to reach the olfactory area of the brain in the limbic system. The limbic system is linked to memories, emotions, hormones, sexuality and heart rate.
Direct Inhalation: Inhale directly from the bottle for fast results.
Diffuser: Add 5-15 drops to a diffuser
Absorption through skin: Essential oil molecules are also able to penetrate the skin and pass into the capillary blood. It is very beneficial to add them to massage oils, lotions, skin care etc
Bath: Add a few drops of essential oil to your bath water and enjoy benefits through both topical absorption and inhalation
Note: Always dllute essentlal olls in carrier oil or lotion before uslng directly on the skin. In acute situations there are some essential oils that are safe to use directly on the skin