Basil essential oil has been used for many years in herbal remedies and medicines. Basil essential oil has a warm, spicy-sweet aroma. The wonderfully reviving fragrance of basil essential oil gives the mind strength and clarity whilst helping to combat fatigue. It is liberating, clearing, strengthening and uplifting.
The oil is a colorless or pale yellow liquid with a light fresh, sweet-spicy scent and balsamic undertone. It blends well with bergamot, clary sage, lime, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Fennel, Ginger, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Neroli , citronella.
Basil oil is a very beneficial oil and can be helpful not only for headaches and migraines, but also has an uplifting effect on depression.
It is effective in digestive disorders, ranging from nausea to hiccups, and for infections in the respiratory tract. It is useful for wasp and insect bites, particularly that of mosquitoes.
- Burners and vaporizers
- In vapor therapy, basil oil can be used for migraines, headaches and to help increase concentration and clear the mind.
- Blended in the bath
- When adding basil oil to a warm bath, it can help relieve gout and arthritis, as well as muscular and menstrual pains.