Basil Pure Essential Oil 10ml by Amphora Aromatics
Amphora Aromatics

Basil Pure Essential Oil 10ml by Amphora Aromatics

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Strengthening, clearing and liberating.

Commonly used in massage preparations for athletes.

Ocimum basilicum Oil is the volatile oil obtained by steam distillation of the flowering tops & leaves of the Basil, Ocimum basilicum L, Labiatae.

Basil Essential Oil is a stimulating and energising oil which can help you to focus.

It's best used in daytime hours. It refreshes the mind - it's useful in cars to help maintain concentration on long journeys.

It's also good if you are suffering from a cold thanks to its qualities as an expectorant. It's also thought to have antiseptic and anti-viral properties.

Basil is a very lively oil and should be used in small amounts when blending with other oils as it can dominate blends very easily. It is often blended in a carrier oil to make an excellent sporting massage for use before and after sport or other physical activity.

Baths: blend 5-8 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil and add to bath

Massages: add 2-3 drops of essential oils to 1 tablespoonful of carrier oilVaporisation: add 2-4 drops of essential oils to a burner, aroma stone or aroma stream

Shelf Life and Preservatives:

Our essential oils all have a shelf life in excess of 12 months.  However, as with any essential oil we recommend using it within 12 months of opening.

Our Essential Oils:

100% pure, therapeutic grade essential oils suitable for use by therapists.