Basil is a popular herb valued for both cooking and therapeutic uses throughout the Mediterranean as well as in India. Sweet Basil Essential Oil is very similar in aroma to the herb. The particular chemotype we use for this Sweet Basil Essential Oil is high in linalool, a compound also found in rosemary and lavender oils. Basil linalool Essential Oil is gentler than other types of basil oil, and is used in aromatherapy for easing tension and stress, digestive disorders, and for its relaxing anti-inflammatory action throughout the body.
Specific Benefits of Sweet Basil cT. Linalool Essential Oil as follows:Stress relief... Linalool, the primary compound found in this Sweet Basil Essential Oil, has been studied scientifically and shown to exert an anti-anxiety, stress-relieving effect on the body.
Focusing the mind... Sweet Basil Essential Oil is known to stimulate the mind, while clearing it of distractions. It is useful as a study aid or in other situations requiring concentration.
Natural insect repellent... Thanks to its high linalool content, this Sweet Basil Essential Oil acts as an effective repellent against mosquitoes, fleas, and other harmful insects and pests.
Properties: Antioxidant, Anti-Inflammatory, Tonic, Antimicrobial, Antiviral, Antibacterial, Insecticide
Perfumery Note: Top
Aroma: Herbaceous, Spicy, Sweet
Blends with: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Geranium, Mandarin, Neroli, Opoponax, Rosemary.
Recipes We Love:Fortifying and uplifting blend
4 drops Black Spruce Essential Oil
4 drops Grapefruit Essential Oil
4 drops Sweet Basil Essential Oil
Mix the essential oils and rub the blend onto your chest and to the back of your neck.
Sweet Basil Essential Oil
These oils have traditionally been used to focus the mind and increase concentration. You can use them separately in your diffuser, or mix and match them as you like.
Insect Repellent Oil
1oz. Argan Oil
10 drops Lemon Eucalyptus Essential Oil
5 drops Geranium Essential Oil
3 drops Sweet Basil Essential Oil
Mix the essential oils together, then add to the Argan base. Apply the blend to the body to repel insects and mosquitos.