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Basil Essential Oil
Basil Essential Oil
Botanical Name:Ocimum basilicum
Geographic Origin: India
Method of Farming: Cultivated: Pure, Natural & Authentic
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Part of Plant: Leaves & flowering tops
size price payment method
10ml (1/3 fl oz)
$3.17 $2.37
100ml (3.38 fl oz)
$18.74 $14.05
Basil Essential Oil

Basil Essential Oil>b/> has a sweet-spicy, slightly green, fresh top note and a balsamic-woody undertone. Its color is pale-yellow to colorless. The oil is steam distilled from the leaves and flowering tops of an annual herb.

The Aromatherapy Place offers a variety of Basil essential oils to suit your preference. Over time, treat yourself to a special sensual experience by trying and comparing the qualities of each.

Basil Australian
Basil Sweet Linalool.

There are slight variations in odor, color, and the levels of constituents within each oil. However, the oils are similar and can be used in place of one another.

Why Auroma 100% pure and natural, therapeutic grade Basil Essential Oil from The Aromatherapy Place: Unscruplous producers often adulterate their essential oils. Auroma maintains strict guidelines to ensure that all plants used for essential oil distillation are grown wild, in unpolluted areas, or are organically grown, and further ensures that the length of time between harvesting and the distillation process is kept to an absolute minimum.

Aromatherapy uses for Basil Essential Oil

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Specific Uses: Basil essential oil can be added to an Auroma unscented, additive free Moisturizer, or Vegetable Oil in order to enhance the tone and look of the skin

Safety information for Basil Essential Oil

Please visit our General Essential Oil Safety Information page for important safety guidelines on using essential oils.

Specific Safety Information:Basil Essential Oil may be an irritant to people with sensitive skin. If you have sensitive skin, do a patch test before using topically. Basil Essential Oil is contra-indicated in pregnancy as it is a uterine stimulant and an emmenagogue. The oil is non-toxic and non-irritant. See The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy by Salvatorre Battaglia, Second edition published by The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy in 2003 page 166.

Aromatherapy Recipes containing Basil Essential Oil

Mind Clearing Oil Burner Blend

Try this mid clearing blend from The Aromatherapy Place whenever you need to concentrate or focus.

  Ingredient Amount Unit
  Rosemary Essential Oil Tunisian 8 drops
  Lemon Essential Oil 6 drops
  Basil Essential Oil 3 drops

Fill your oil burner bowl with water and add essential oils.

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