Basil is an annual herb which grows to abot 0.5m in height. The essential oil is obtained via steam distillation of the leaves and flowering tops.
- Digestive system : useful in digestive disorders such as vomiting, gastric spasms, nausea, dyspepsia and hiccups.
- Nervous system : reputed to clear the head, relieve intellectual fatigue, give the mind strength and clarity.
- Respiratory system : beneficial to relieve sinus congestion, asthma, bronchitis, influenza and whooping cough.
- Reproductive system : recommended for delayed menstruation, scanty periods and abdominal cramps.
How to use:
For massage : Mix 3 to 4 drops of essential oils with 3 tablespoonful of carrier oil.
For bath : Drip about 6 to 8 drops of essential oils into bathtub filled with warm water and add 2 tablespoonful of carrier oil.
For vaporisation : Add 6 to 8 drops of essential oils into a tea-light candle burner or electric burner. For tea-light candle burner, do add water.
Caution: Do not use during pregnancy.
Ingredients: Ocimum basilicum
Country of Origin: Egypt
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Size: 10ml, 30ml or 100ml