Holy Basil - Pure Essential Oil
Holy basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum or sanctum), also known as tulsi, is a type of basil native to the Indian subcontinent. It is sacred to Hindus, and has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years for its adaptogenic properties
The oil distilled from the leaves is thin and pale yellow, with a strong, warm, spicy herbaceous-minty scent.
It is traditionally used to reduce stress and calm the mind without causing drowsiness, as well as for increasing memory and cognitive function, and promoting confidence. It is a powerful antimicrobial agent. It may also have aphrodisiac qualities related to uplifting mood.
It blends well with lavender, geranium, eucalyptus, juniper, lemon, neroli, bergamot, rosemary, clary sage, and thyme.
Note: top note in perfumery
Characteristics: Aromatic, sweet, warming, spicy
Subsidiary notes and nuances: clove-like, some types may have a cassis (blackcurrent bud) note
Presented in a 5ml or 15ml black glass bottle with euro dropper.
*This is an essential oil and is not meant to be ingested or taken internally.
Pure plant extract / handmade in small batches / 100% authentic botanical essences