( OCIMUM BASILICUM)
Country of Origin
Part of Plant Used
Leaves and Flowers
Nature of Oil
Clear herbaceous and light refreshing with a faint balsamic woody undertone and a lasting sweetness.
Strength of Aroma
Antidpessant, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Carminative, Cephalic, Digestive, Emmenagogue, Expectorant, Febrifuge, Galactagogue, Nervine, Restorative, Stimulant, Stomachic, Tonic
Insect bites, Insect Repellent, Poor Circulation, Gout, Muscular aches and pains, Rheumatism, Bronchitis, Coughs, Earache, Sinusitis, Dyspepsia, Flatulence, Nausea, Cramps, Scanty periods, Colds, fever, Flu,
Anxiety, Depression, Fatigue, Insomnia, Nervous Tension
Avoid during pregnancy. May irritate a sensitive skin.
Strengthening, clearing and fortifying. A fresh herbaceous, aniseed like reviving aroma. An invigorating oil good for clearing the head, helps give the mind clarity and aids concentration.