Basil Leaf (Sweet) e.o. – 30 ml
The scent of the basil leaf (sweet) e.o. is camphoraceous. It smells fresh and warm. The scent is also clove-like.
The oil is obtained through steam distillation. It is acquired from the flower tops, leaves, or shoots. The color of the basil leaf (sweet) e.o. is yellow. It is also very aromatic.
In India, Basil is sacred to both Krishna and Vishnu. An Indian custom is to sleep with a basil leaf on the chest.
The basil leaf e.o. has many medicinal qualities. For instance it can become a stimulant. It can also give uplifting feelings.
In Ayurveda, Holy Basil can be a great help in uplifting the emotions. When inhaled, the oil can aid with:
- nervous depression.
The oil is a stress reducer. It can effectively reduce the symptoms of stress without being a sedative.
Aside from uplifting the mood, the scent of the basil leaf e.o. has other benefits. For one, it can aid in strengthening the nerves. It also helps clear the mind of the clutter brought about by stress. Suggestions for use is to relieve the mind of exam jitters, travel sickness, or nausea.
It should be noted that excessive inhalation may lead to nausea.
The scent of the Basil Lead (sweet) e.o. can also be used to repel insects. It can effectively repel mosquitoes and flies.
The oil can also be used for the relief of various types of pain. This is due to the oil’s analgesic properties. It can be used to assist in the treatment of the following:
The oil can also be used to relieve surgical pains.
Note: Although remedial, people with major health ailments like cancer, or epilepsy should avoid use. Non—toxic, non—irritant, possible sensitization in some individuals. Not to be used while pregnant.