Basil Therapeutic Grade™ Essential Oil

Basil Essential OilBasil Essential Oil has a strong, spicy aroma and can refresh the mind, soothe the body, and help restore mental alertness during times of fatigue. When applied topically, basil can relax tired, aching muscles. Basil essential oil may also sharpen your sense of smell when inhaled and is a wonderful addition to favorite recipes that call for this herb. Basil has an approximate ORAC of 540,024 (TE/L). TE/L is expressed as micromole Trolox equivalent per liter. Basil is one of the essential oils used in Raindrop Technique.

Basil Essential Oil Historical Data: Used extensively in traditional Asian Indian medicine, basil's name is derived from "basileum", the Greek name for king. In the 16th century, the powdered leaves were inhaled to alleviate minor headaches and as a tonic. The Hindu people put basil sprigs on the chests of the dead to protect them from evil spirits. Italian women wore basil oil to attract possible suitors. It was listed in Hildegard's Medicine, a compilation of early German medicines by highly-regarded Benedictine herbalist Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179).

Key Constituents of Basil Essential Oil:
Methylchavicol (estragol) — 40-80%
Linalol — 10-50%
1,8 Cineole — 1-7%
Eugenol — 1-10%

Wellness Support: Basil essential oil helps relax the muscular system and supports the immune system.

Uses: Inhaling basil can refresh the mind and restores mental alertness, and may also sharpen your sense of smell. Basil is useful for fatigued or aching muscles, rub a few drops onto tense areas for relief.

Application: Dilute 1 part EO with 4 parts organic vegetable oil. Apply directly on location, chakras/Vita Flex points (crown of head, forehead, heart, and navel), directly inhale, diffuse, or take as a dietary supplement. When using as a supplement, dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of vegetable oil and put in a capsule. Then take one capsule before each meal or as desired. Dilute before using on sensitive areas such as the face, neck, genital area, etc. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid using on infants and very small children.

Fragrance: improves mental clarity

Found In: Aroma Siez™, Clarity™, M-Grain™

Item No: 3500 ~ 15 mlEarthKosher Certified
Pricing: Member $24.75 / Retail $32.57 / PV 24.75

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I love to teach classes locally in the Central Florida area and am a former Nationally Certified Massage Therapist with over 12 years of experience, studying the human body, the energy system, the use of aromatherapy, Raindrop Technique and Emotional Release with Young Living Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils through C.A.R.E. as well as many workshops with Gary Young. I work and live in Winter Park, FL and am available by appointment: 407.399.8562.

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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Don't expect the same results unless you are using Young Living Therapeutic Grade™ Essential Oils and supplements. Also each person is unique and different in chemistry and toxicity levels, as well as emotionally and spiritually, so an oil that is suggested for an issue may not work as well as another. If a change is not apparent within three minutes, try another oil.