Latin name: Ocimum basilicum
Key action: Energising
A powerful oil steam distilled from the herb basil. The main action is as a tonic to the nervous system and it is used in blends to relieve the symptoms of stress and weakness. Blends well with bergamot, lemongrass, lavender, rose. Caution: Do not use during pregnancy. Do not use in concentrations of more than 1%
How to Use:
Baths: blend 5-8 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil or full fat milk, add to bath
Massages: add 2-3 drops of essential oils to 3 tablespoonfuls of carrier oil
Vaporisation: add 2-4 drops of essential oils to a burner, aroma stone or aroma stream.
Please note that essential oils, particularly those that are citrus based, can corrode diffusers over time. Damage caused in this way is not covered by your manufacturer’s warranty. We advise you to empty and rinse the water tank of your diffuser and wipe it dry with a clean cloth every time you use a different type of essential oil.
Country of Origin: Egypt
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