Basil Pure Essential Oil 10ml by Amphora Aromatics
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. Â 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.