Basil Essential Oil
A perfect choice when looking for an oil that can help stimulate the mind and increase focus levels as it is an energizing oil, best used during the morning and daytime hours.
Basil Essential Oil is a potent motivator which is effective for getting in the mindset to fight off illness like a sore throat or cold, even helps with the occasional headache. It is considered anti-bacterial/anti-viral and acts as an expectorant. A key component of Basil Oil isLinalool which imparts its appealing aroma. Additionally, Linalool is said to act as an insect repellent.
Although basil is pleasant alone, it is best if enjoyed as a part of a synergistic blend. As Basil can easily dominate a blend, limit the ratio of Basil Oil that you add to blends until you are more familiar with which blends are most appropriate for you.
Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum
Edible: Not recommended
Extraction Method: Extraction method is not applicable. This is a flavor preparation; a mixture of essential oils, isolates and aroma chemicals.