Basil: Ocimum basilicum
Producing Organ: Leaf and Flower
Production Method: Steam distilled
Wellness Support: Basil essential oil is very uplifting and stimulating. It is excellent for use during winter or low-ligh months, or for an early morning stimulant blend when fatigue is a problem.
Perfumery: Basil has a very high intensity and is considered a top note. It has an uplifting, fresh, penetrating, slightly green fragrance with a faint balsamic, woody undertone and a lasting sweetness.
Oils That Blend Well With Basil: Basil oil's intense aroma blends well with bergamot, clary sage, geranium, lime, rosemary, and sweet orange.
Rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis oil: 20-drops
Lavender Lavandula officinalis oil: 20-drops
Basil Ocimum basilicum oil: 10-drops
Thyme Thymus vulgaris oil: 2-drops
Cedarwood Cedrus atlantica oil: 2-drops
Mix the oils together in a 1/2-oz amber or opaque bottle and use as a concentrate or blend into 1-oz of grapeseed oil with the addition of 1-t of jojoba oil. If using the concentrate massage a few drops into your scalp nightly or apply a few drops to your hairbrush. This oil is wonderful for adding shine to your hair and stimulating growth while not leaving your hair greasy. If using the diluted formula massage into the scalp for a minimum of two minutes and follow with a warm towel to aid absorption.
Sweet Orange Citrus sinensis oil: 3-drops
Basil Ocimum basilicum oil: 3-drops
Mix with base oil or salts in a small tin and use for inhalation.
This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.