Traditional Herbal Uses: muscular spasm and contractions, rheumatism, respiratory conditions, menstrual problems, headache, migraines, intestinal cramps, nausea, cystitis, anxiety, colic, cough, cramping, hangover, indigestion, menstrual discomfort, muscle aches, nausea, and vertigo.
Can be substituted with: Fir needle, juniper, or pine.
Methods: Aromatically, internally short term and ONLY as directed by an aromatherapist, topically. (see safety profile tab)
Comments from GC/MS report: Radiant, green, sweet-spicy odor quality. Constituents are in expected amounts. No adulterant, contaminant or diluent has been detected.
- Botanical Name:
- Ocimum basilicum
- Country of Origin:
- Egypt, Hungary
- Extraction Method:
- Steam distilled from leaves
- Herbacious, spicy
- Blends Well With:
- Cedarwood, Bergamot, Clary Sage, Ginger, Lemon, Orange, Rosemary, Grapefruit, Lime, Neroli and Sandalwood
- We recommend a dilution of 3% for topical application.
- If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. Do not use undiluted on skin. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use internally, unless directed by a licensed aromatherapist or physician.
- Specific Precautions:
- Follow dilution guidelines.
- Pregnancy Safe:
- Child Safe: