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.
Properties: Antioxidant, Anti-Inflammatory, Tonic, Antimicrobial, Antiviral, Antibacterial, Insecticide
Perfumery Note: Top
Aroma: Herbaceous, Spicy, Sweet
Specific Benefits of Sweet Basil Essential Oil:
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.
Fortifying and uplifting blend
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
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.