Basil Holy Essential Oil

Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Ocimum sanctum

Tulsi

Source Location

Plant part used

 

Leaves

Extraction Method

Color

Steam distilled

Pale yellow

Consistency

Aroma Strength

Thin

Medium

Fragrance

Fresh, spicy-sweet and herbaceous in scent

Benefits/Uses/Systems

Headaches, indigestion, respiratory, depression, congestion, menstrual support, discomfort, and acts as an aphrodisiac.

Blends Well With

Bergamot, Clary Sage, Citronella, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Neroli, Melissa, Lavender, Clove, Marjoram, Lime, Lemon, Juniper, Grapefruit, Rosemary

Constituents

85% Eugenole

Properties

Antiseptic, antidepressant, antispasmodic, Carminative, Cephalic, Digestive, Emmenagogue, Expectorant, Febrifuge, Nervine, Stomachic, Sudorific, Tonic

Safety

Not recommended for use topically even at the highest dilutions.