Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum Extraction: Steam Distilled from leaves, stems or flowers Note: Top
Basil has a sweet, herbaeous aroma and is a powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-spasmodic oil. It also has anti-infectious, anti-viral, anti-septic, anti-catarrhal, anti-depressant properties.
Can be used as a disinfectant, diuretic and decongestant. Helps with alertness and focuss and in times of study and concentration.
I’ve used it successfully for earache, bites and stings (especially spider bites) and delicious in cooking.
Increases lactation, helping for healing wounds and supporting the digestive system. Beneficial for the respiratory
Avoid during pregnancy. Not for use by people with epilepsy. Dilution may be required for sensitive skin