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Basil


Product Code [5052211000350]
Basil

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Basil (Ocinum basilicum)
 
Excellent Nerve Tonic, Clearing For Mind & Respiratory, Strengthening & Uplifting, Stimulating (Sedating In Overdose). Cleansing Congested Skin. Insect Repellent. Balancing, Stimulating Menstrual Cycle. Cleansing Urinary Infection.
 
Country of Origin Egypt
 
Perfume Note Top
 
Description of Scent
 
Sweet herbacous odour with a slight hint of Camphor
 
History
 
The use of Basil can be dated back to the 16th Century where it was used to treat headaches, migraines and colds. Basil takes its name from the Greek word "King" (basileum) denoting its perceived importance in treating ailments.
 
Extraction Method
 
Steam Distillation
 
Constituents
 
Linalool, Cis-Ocimene, A-Terpineol, Eugenol, Methyl Chavicol (Estragole), Methyl Eygenol
 
Properties
 
Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Emmenagogue, Expectorant And Tonic (Especially For The Nerves But Also For The Stomach).
 
Contraindications
 
Can Cause Skin Irritations So Use In Low Doses. Avoid In Pregnancy.
 
General
 
Basil has been widely used to aid in the treatment of chest infections, digestive problems, headaches and mental fatigue.
 
Safety
 
DILUTE TO 5% OR LESS IN A CARRIER OIL BEFORE SKIN APPLICATION. KEEP OUT OF EYES. DO NOT SWALLOW.
 
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