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sweet basil essential oil
Common Name: sweet basil essential oil
INCI: ocimum basilicum (basil) oil
Description: The properties of Sweet Basil Essential Oil are: anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antibacterial. Traditionally, it has been used to relieve muscular aches and pains, colds and flu, hay fever, asthma, bronchitis, mental fatigue, anxiety, and depression. In aromatherapy Sweet Basil is used to soothe and uplift. It is popular with massage therapists for alleviating tension and stress in their patients. It also helps to clear the sinuses, so it is a favored ingredient by naturopaths when treating many respiratory ailments. When applied in dilution, Basil is reputed to be a good insect repellent, while the linalool's mild analgesic properties are known to help to relieve insect bites and stings.
Purple Essentials uses this in: Outdoor Living SprayPre-Shave OilPost-Shave Skin SootherFocus Blend Soy Wax CandleFocus Blend Essential OilSweet Basil Essential OilTabula Rasa - Beard RefresherBasil & Lime Artisan Soap