BASIL OIL (SWEET) - ocimum basilicum - 100% Pure

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General Information:

  • Name: Basil Essential Oil
  • Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum
  • Family: Lamiaceae (mint family)
  • Extraction Method: Steam distillation
  • Plant Part: Leaves and flowering tops
  • Origin: Native to India and other tropical regions of Asia

Appearance and Aroma:

  • Color: Dark green
  • Consistency: Thin
  • Aroma: Sweet, herbaceous, and slightly spicy

Properties and Components:

  • Therapeutic Properties: Basil essential oil is known for its various therapeutic properties, including:
    • Analgesic: Provides pain relief
    • Antidepressant: Helps uplift mood and reduce symptoms of depression
    • Antiseptic: Helps prevent the growth of microorganisms
    • Digestive: Aids digestion and relieves digestive discomfort
    • Expectorant: Promotes the removal of excess mucus from the respiratory system
    • Anti-inflammatory: Reduces inflammation and swelling
    • Antispasmodic: Relieves muscle spasms
  • Major Components: The main chemical constituents found in Basil essential oil are:
    • Linalool
    • Methyl chavicol (estragole)
    • Eugenol
    • Beta-caryophyllene
    • Camphor

This information is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please consult a certified aromatherapist or healthcare professional before using Basil essential oil for any specific health concerns or conditions.