Inshanti offers Basil ct. linalool, also known as “Sweet Basil”. This oil has a higher percentage of linalool. This oil is generally a safe and gentle oil.
Basil takes its name from Latin for a royal “basilicum,” possibly because the plant was so highly prized that it was considered the king among plants. According to tradition, basil protects from unfortunate destinies and evil spirits. In the Middle Ages, it was prescribed for melancholy and depression.
The 16th century herbalist John Gerard wrote, “The smell of basil… taketh away sorrowfulness and maketh a man merry and glad.”
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Plant Parts: Flowers, Leaves
Botanical Family: Lamiaceae
Chemical Family: Monoterpenols
Country of Origin: Egypt
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation
Cultivation Method: Certified Organic
Aroma: Spicy, sweet and fresh with a balsamic woody undertone
Note Classification: Top/Middle
Basil essential oil is considered one of the “finest remedies” for the brain and the head. It is reported to clear the head, relieve intellectual fatigue, and give the mind strength and clarity. It may be used for all types of nervous disorders, especially those associated with weakness, indecision, and hysteria.
Basil is recommended for those in need of emotional protection, for example, dealing with a debilitating illness and low-resistance levels, nervous exhaustion, or a change in life resulting in feelings of vulnerability.
Basil is a wonderful oil to use for stress-related headaches. Basil has anti-spasmodic properties and can be healing for the respiratory system including relief of sinus congestion, asthma, bronchitis, influenza and coughing. Due to its anti-spasmodic properties, Basil can relieve digestive issues and soothe muscle pain and cramping.
Basil is also noted as an emmenagogue (induces menstruation) and anti-spasmodic; this combination of actions may make it useful in a compress or bath for reducing menstrual pain.
Basil is a wonderful oil in culinary applications used with great success, adding a pronounced, rich flavor. As with all essential oils, it is quite potent – the difference between 2 and 4 drops in a dish can mean the difference between appreciating its sublime flavor and tasting only Sweet Basil