Basil Essential Oil

Basil Essential Oil

Botanical: Ocimum basilicum | Origin: Spain | Method: Steam Distilled

Basil essential oil smells just like the fresh-cut basil and instantly brings clarity to the mind and activates the senses when used for aromatherapy. In aromatherapy the oil also is diffused to boost activity in the adrenal cortex to stimulate mind and intellect.   It is also used in esthetic treatments to stimulate a sluggish complexion when a few drops are added to a facial steam or used in a massage blend to improve circulation.

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Basil Essential Oil Profile

Botanical: Ocimum basilicum | Origin: India | Method: Steam Distilled


Basil oil is a colorless or pale yellow liquid with a light fresh, sweet-spicy scent and balsamic undertone. It blends well with bergamot, clary sage, lime, opopanax, oakmoss, citronella, geranium, hyssop, and other 'green' notes.

Principal Constituents:

These are naturally occurring in the essential oil.

  • linalol

  • methyl chavicol

  • eugenol

  • limonene

  • citranellol


Relatively non-toxic, non-irritant, with possible sensitization in some individuals. Avoid during pregnancy.

Important Note: The information on is only provided for educational purposes, and further research should be done on each essential oil to be assured of its proper usage for each individual. Aromatherapy is not meant to be a replacement for care under a qualified health professional, but should be considered a complimentary modality.
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