Basil Essential Oil

RM29.90RM280.00

OVERVIEW
Basil is a sacred plant in India, and used in ayurvedic medicine. It has been used as a strewing herb to reduce odors, and has many culinary applications.

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ORIGIN
Nepal

SCIENTIFIC NAME
Ocimum basilicum

PARTS USED
Flowering plant

CHEMOTYPE
Methyl chavicol

EXTRACTION METHOD
Steam distillation

NOTE CLASSIFICATION
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AROMA
Fresh, warm, spicy, herbaceous

BLENDS WELL WITH
bergamot, black pepper, cedarwood, fennel, ginger, geranium, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, marjoram, and neroli

HERBAL MISCELLANY
Basil has many aromatic properties. Ocimum is derived from the Greek word osme, which means to smell.

PRECAUTIONS
Oil Specific: Avoid in epilepsy or while pregnant. May cause skin irritation.
General: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.

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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.