Botanical Name:Ocimum basilicum
Common Method Of Extraction:Steam distillation
Parts Used:Flowering plant
Aroma:Fresh, warm, spicy, herbaceous
Extraction: BASIL OIL is extracted through the process of steam distillation.
Chemical Composition: The Chemical Composition of BASIL OIL includes linalool, limonene, methlyhavicol and methlycinnamate.
Therapeutic Properties: BASIL OIL has a watery viscosity and is pale greenish-yellow in color. The therapeutic properties of basil oil are analgesic, anti-venomous, carminative, cephalic, antidepressant, antispasmodic, diaphoretic, digestive, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, insecticide, nervine, stomachic, sudorific, tonic and stimulant. This oil plays an active role in treating colds, anxiety, infection, flatulence, fatigue, insect bites and repellant, sinus infection, bronchitis, coughs, depression, abrasions, whooping cough. However, it is made using herbal ingredients that helps in stimulating hair growth. It is also used for indigestion, stress, sinusitis, insect bites, headache, muscle relaxation, anxiety, bacterial infections, depression, panic attacks, hair loss, insomnia, menstrual cramps, intestinal problems, nausea, ear infections, massage, bathing, inhalation, diffusion and as a study aid.
Precaution: Dont use any essential oil directly on skin, mix few drops in a carrier oil.