Sweet Basil

Sweet Basil

Ocimum basilicum

Sweet Basil is in many ways a strengthening oil, having a pronounced effect on focus and concentration when inhaled in small amounts throughout the day. It encourages the mind to stay on task rather than wandering or succumbing to distractions, making it an excellent aid for work or study. Just a drop or two is sufficient, as in large amounts Sweet Basil can actually have a stupefying effect.*


It may be quite helpful in relieving menstrual cramps, rheumatism, gout, and muscular aches and pains. Sweet Basil has historically been used as a digestive tonic for stomach cramps, hiccups, ulcers, gastritis, vomiting, and constipation. It is also beneficial for respiratory ailments like asthma, bronchitis, colds, cough, or sinus infections.*

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Sweet Basil

Sweet Basil

  • Wildcrafted
  • Producing Organ: Flowering Plant
  • Extraction: Steam Distillation
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Safety Group: #3
  • Main Chemical Constituents: Methyl chavicol, linalol, cineol
  • Therapeutic Properties: Antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, cephalic, digestive, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, galactagogue, nervine, prophylactic, restorative, stimulant of adrenal cortex, stomachic, tonic*
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Sweet Basil

Sweet Basil

  • Diffuse 5 to 10 drops in a cool mist essential oil diffuser for 15 minutes per hour as desired throughout the day.*
  • Mix 15 to 20 drops in 4 ounces of distilled water in an amber glass or PET plastic spray bottle. Shake well and spray for a refreshing aroma.*
  • Combine 8 to 10 drops with to 1 cup of Pink Himalayan or Dead Sea bath salts and add to warm water for a relaxing bath.*
  • : Can be used in cooking, instead of Basil herb, at the rate of 1 drop per ½ teaspoon dried herb seasoning.*
  • Can be massaged on specific joints; or diluted with carrier oil for larger areas, adhering to recommended dilution guidelines.*
  • Apply neat (undiluted) on location for minor insect bites.*
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Sweet Basil

Sweet Basil

  • If used in large doses, it can bring on a miscarriage.
  • Should not be used as a single oil over a long period of time by anyone.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.
  • If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor's care, consult your healthcare provider prior to use.
  • Store away from sunlight, at room temperature, with the lid securely tightened.
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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.