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Basil - Ocimum basilicum - 12ml

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Basil - Ocimum basilicum - 12ml

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Basil - Ocimum basilicum - 12ml

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Therapeutic properties

The therapeutic properties of basil oil are analgesic, antidepressant, antispasmodic, anti-venomous, carminative, cephalic, diaphoretic, digestive, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, insecticide, nervine, stomachic, sudorific, tonic and stimulant.

 

Uses 

Basil oil is a good tonic for the treatment of nervous disorders and stress related headaches, migraines and allergies. It is used to clear the mind and relieve intellectual fatigue, while giving clarity and mental strength.

It has a beneficial action on the respiratory tract and is often used for asthma, bronchitis and sinus infections. It furthermore is also effective in cases of constipation, nausea, vomiting and cramp, and is also good when used for menstrual problems.

Due to the emmenagogue properties, it is often used to relieve scanty periods and normalizing menses.

It helps to minimize uric acid in the blood, thus relieving gout. It is useful in arthritis as well and when used on the skin, it helps to control acne. In general it refreshes the skin and can also be used on insect bites.

Summary

Basil oil is a very beneficial oil and can be helpful not only for headaches and migraines, but also has an uplifting effect on depression.

It is effective in digestive disorders, ranging from nausea to hiccups, and for infections in the respiratory tract. It is useful for wasp and insect bites, particularly that of mosquitoes.

  • Burners and vaporizers
    • In vapor therapy, basil oil can be used for migraines, headaches and to help increase concentration and clear the mind.
  • Blended in the bath
    • When adding basil oil to a warm bath, it can help relieve gout and arthritis, as well as muscular and menstrual pains.

Basil oil blends well with:

Although essential oils blend well with each other, Basil oil goes particularly well with oils such as: BergamotBlack PepperCedarwoodFennelGingerGeraniumGrapefruitLavenderLemonMarjoramNeroli and Verbena.

Precautions

Although basil oil usually stimulates, in excess it can have a stupefying effect and should not be used during pregnancy or on children under 16 years.

Since it can irritate a sensitive skin, it must be used with care on people with sensitive skins. It also has emmenagogue properties, so it must be avoided during pregnancy.

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