Basil (Ocimum basilicum) essential oil kills bacteria when applied topically to the skin. Bacteria grows around the hair follicles and is a cause of blackheads and whiteheads on the skin. Add 4-6 drops to 3 teaspoons of 70% alcohol. Massage into the hair follicules and skin of the affected area.
Invigorates the body and spirit, and helps refresh the mind, allowing for concentration.
Antioxidant, antiviral, & antimicrobial
Recently, there has been much research into the health benefits conferred by the essential oils found in basil. Scientific studies in vitro have established that compounds in basil oil have potent antioxidant, antiviral, and antimicrobial properties, and potential use in treating cancer. In addition, basil has been shown to decrease the occurrence of platelet aggregation and experimental thrombus in mice. It is traditionally used for supplementary treatment of stress, asthma, and diabetes mellitus in India.
- Chest Infections
- Digestive Problems
- Sore, Overworked
- Mental Fatigue
Perfume Note: Top
Aroma Type: Spicy, camphore-like undertone
Source: Flowering Herb, Leaves
Production Method: Steam Distillation
Blends well with:
- Clary Sage
- Black Pepper
WARNING: Do not use Basil during pregnancy; can be skin irritant.
SAFETY INFORMATION: Use recommended dilution (or less)
“Angel’s Mist” Essential Oils are produced in the most advanced, yet most natural method available. All Angel’s Mist Essential Oils are therapeutic grade and derived through 100% natural distillation or cold pressing.
“Angel’s Mist” Essential Oils are tested for standard plant properties. Each lot is tested for specific gravity, optical rotation, refractive index, solubility, aldehydes, heavy metals, congealing point, flash point, alcohol, esters, and ketones. These quality control checks guarantee that you are buying the purest and most potent essential oils available.
Comes in half (0.5) ounce dark blue bottle.