Basil, Holy

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Holy Basil, Tulsi, Ocimum sanctum

DESCRIPTION:

Holy Basil is distilled from the foliage of basil herb grown in India.  The oil is a clear white liquid displaying a soft, sweet, green, spicy-herbaceous bouquet with a fine balsamic, woody undertone.  This product is available in a 15 mL amber glass Euro bottle.

All Wellness Warrior essential oils are organic. 

COMMON USES:

Basil has a wide variety of uses ranging from Autism to bug bites and stings. Aromatically, basil helps increase clarity and allows for better concentration and focus and is the main ingredient in our propriety blend, Mental Focus.  

PROPERTIES:

Analgesic, antiseptic, aperitive (stimulates appetite), carminative (relieves flatulence/gas), emmenagogue (stimulates menstrual flow), digestive, diuretic, expectorant, stomachic, and is stimulating.

HOW TO USE:

Aromatic – Add 3-4 drops of oil to distilled water and diffuse; inhale directly by cupping your hands around an open bottle and breathe in deeply through your nose.

Topical – Directly apply 1-3 drops of oil to the area of concern, the temples, or reflex points (this oil can be applied “neat” with no dilution, or dilute using a carrier oil for people with sensitive skin).

Internal – Place 1-4 drops in a capsule and drink with a full glass of water, or add a few drops as a flavoring in cooking.  If pregnant, avoid taking holy basil oil internally.

Oral - Using your finger, apply oil directly to the area of concern in the mouth.

Children – Safe for children over the age of six with proper dilution.  Please refer to our Wellness Warrior Essential Oil Dosing Guide.

CAUTION:

For people with sensitive skin, Wellness Warrior suggests diluting essential oils with a vegetable-based carrier oil, such as raw coconut or jojoba oil.  This oil should not be used in children under the age of six and should not be used internally if pregnant.