Basil (Ocimum basilicum) is considered one of the sacred herbs of a India. Basil E.O. is one of the first oils I reach for to put into my blend to stimulate the mind. I blend it with Rosemary, keeps me focused on the task at hand.
Basil also has a beneficial action on the respiratory tract and is often used for asthma, bronchitis and sinus infections.
Aroma: Sweet, herbaceous, light and very pleasant.
Therapeutic Properties: Antiemetic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, cephalic, expectorant
Spiritual / Emotional: Emotionally uplifting, Clears ones mind (brings clarity)
Safety Data: Basil has many types of chemotypes. Due to the absence of any human data, basil ( Ocimum basilicum ) has been classed as a weak skin sensitizer. (R.Tisserand E.O. Safety)