Basil “Sweet” Essential Oil, U.S.A.


10 ml    299  Thai Baht
30 ml    679  Thai Baht
100 ml  1,819  Thai Baht
          Basil has an attractive rich spicy scent which is a common addition to perfumes. It has an awakening uplifting characteristic that is helpful for concentration and memory. It is energizing, improves circulation and thought to promote positivity. Basil has antiviral and antifungal qualities which is particularly effective when suffering from cold and flu type symptoms such as coughs, sinusitis, muscle aches and to reduce fever. Basil is one of the most recommended oils for nausea and headache. It is a powerful oil and can overpower a blend so it is suggested to use in small amounts. A little Basil will go a long way.


Basil “Sweet” (ct. linalool) 100% Pure Essential Oil, U.S.A.

Botanical Name:  Ocimum basilicum
Origin:                  U.S.A.
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Parts used:           Leaves
Color:          Nearly Colorless with Pale Yellow/Green Tint
Perfumery Note:  Top             
Consistency:        Thin
Aromatic Description: Warm, Sweet, Slightly Spicy and Herbal
Blends well with: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cajeput, Camphor, Caraway, Cedarwood, Citronella, Clary Sage, Clove, Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Lemon, Fennel, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Hyssop, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Lime, Mandarin, Manuka, Marjoram, Neroli, Orange Sweet, Peppermint, Rose Geranium, Rosemary, Spearmint, Tangerine, Tea Tree
Initial Strength:      Medium
Class:          Monoterpenol

          The herb/spice has been used as an aid to digestion, to ease symptoms of gout and as an insect repellent.
          Basil essential oil is commonly added to hair and skin products to treat oily skin. In very small amounts it is thought to tone and improve appearance of the skin
Note: Most essential oils cannot be taken internally, but even when they can, essential oils are highly concentrated and require dilution, special training and caution that Aroma & More does not yet provide. You can never drink any essential oils at 100% strength or diluted in water-based liquids.
*Basil Sweet ct. linalool is milder and has may be used in higher concentrations than Basil or Basil methyl chavicol chemotype.

Caution: Small risk of skin sensitivity. May be too stimulating while pregnant or breast feeding. Essential oils can be harmful if used improperly. Information is provided for educational purposes only. It is up to the customer to determine if the product is right for their intended purpose. Special consideration should be made before applying essential oils to pregnant women, children or the elderly. If under a doctor's care, please consult the physician before using essential oils. If applying to skin essential oils must be diluted correctly and Aroma & More recommends testing on a small area of skin to check for reaction before attempting a full body massage. Claims have not been evaluated by the FDA.


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