|Raw Material||Basil Leaves|
|Place of Origin||Indian Subcontinent|
|Shelf Life||12 Months|
Benefits and Usage
Basil essential oil is used topically and massaged into the skin. It enhances the luster of dull-looking skin and hair. As a result, it is extensively used in many skin care supplements that claims to improve the tone of your skin. It is also good for treatment of skin infections, due to its antibacterial properties It is also commonly used to treat the symptoms of acne and other skin infections. (Skin Patch Test is advisable before use).
Basil oil is capable of eliminating odor-causing bacteria and fungus from your home, car, appliances and furniture thanks to its antibacterial and anti fungal properties. Traditionally in India, it’s been used for many culinary applications, including to eliminate odors and clean kitchen equipment. Run several drops through your kitchen appliances; combine it with baking soda to remove stains and bacteria from pots or pans; or spray it inside your toilet, shower and garbage cans.
Thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties, basil oil can help with aching muscles. Useful as a natural muscle relaxer, you can rub a 1-2 drops of basil essential oil along with 1 ounce of coconut oil into painful, swollen muscles or joints.
Diffusing Basil oil has many powerful benefits and can be used to improve a variety of different situations. Basil oil has the capability to promote a sense of mental alertness and lessen anxious feelings when diffused. Try bringing your diffuser and Basil oil to work with you and then diffuse it when you are feeling tense or are at the end of a long work day and want to seek the feelings of relief.
How to Use
Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of choice.
Use: Dilute with Coconut Oil or any other carrier oil to minimize any skin sensitivity. (Skin Patch Test is recommended)
Extra care should be taken in case you are pregnant, breast feeding or taking any special medication. Keep out of reach of children. It is always advisable to seek the guidance of your physician or health care expert before choosing the appropriate oils for your unique individual constitution and medical condition.