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Basil Sweet eo

  • Aromatic description
    • An annual herb, Basil grows 20-50 cm (8-20 in), and when in bloom the purple- white flowers appear in clusters, framed by oval pointed green leaves.
  • Aromatherapy class
    • Steam Distilled
  • Attributes & characteristics
    • Blends well with: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Lime, Eucalyptus, Juniper, Lemon, Neroli, and Rosemary.
    • Aromatic Scent: This variety has a sweet vaguely anise-like, mint, smoky scent.
    • History: In Greek its name means 'royal remedy' or 'king'. It is a beloved culinary plant of Indian, Asian and Mediterranean countries.
    • Exceptional quality has made BEYOND SCENTS Essential oils customer favorites for over 25 years.
  • Traditional uses
    • Basil Essential Oil can be used to clear the sinuses, promote digestion and stimulate circulation, especially in the respiratory system. It is prized in Ayurvedic medicine for its ability to strengthen compassion, faith and bring clarity.
  • Effects on the skin
    • Cautions: May irritate sensitive skin. Do not use during pregnancy.
  • Essential Oil Information
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  • Warnings
    • Do not take any oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, perfume oils, absolutes or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. If you have any question as to the medical use of any essential or perfume oil, be sure and consult your physician prior to their use. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. Always consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils for yourself or for children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before. For very in-depth information on oil safety issues, read 'Essential Oil Safety' by Robert Tisserand, his book is available at Amazon.com.