Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum ct. Methyl Chavicol
Plant Parts: Flowering Tops, Leaves
Country of Origin: India.
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Mood: Balancing, Purifying, Uplifting
Aroma: Herbaceous, Slightly Camphoraceous, Strong
Blends well with: Lavender, Peppermint, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Ginger and Lemon
Approximate Shelf Life: 3-4 years.
- Strengthening and calming to the heart and mind.
- Promotes feelings of calmness, happiness and relaxation.
- Frequently used in aromatherapy as it is known to awaken the mind, providing clarity and focus.
- A natural mosquito repellent.
Aromatherapy: Add a few drops to your favorite diffuser to create a calm, stress-free environment.
Massage: Dilute with a carrier oil and enjoy a therapeutic massage.
Topical Uses: Add 1-2 drops to your shampoo, moisturizer, face wash and/or body wash.
Bug repellent: Use a diffuser/a spray bottle to keep your environment mosquito-free.
Diffuser: Inhaling the aroma from a diffuser may help relieve sinuses.
According to the distiller, Basil ct. Methyl Chavicol is very powerful and is not to be used undiluted on the skin. Dilute with a carrier oil. Keep away from eyes and mucous remembrances. Do not use with children under 6 years of age, pregnant or lactating women. Not to be taken internally.
Sensitivity Test: Test on a small area of skin around the elbow.