• 5ml black glass bottle of LVNEA's holy basil essential oil on black background. The label on the bottle is silver.
  • close up of holy basil (tulsi) in naturalistic setting

HOLY BASIL | Essential Oil

  • $18.00

Pure Ocimum sanctum essential oil.

Holy basil, 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

It is traditionally used to reduce stress and calm the mind without causing drowsiness, as well as for increasing memory and cognitive function. It is a powerful antimicrobial agent. It may also have aphrodisiac qualities related to uplifting mood.

ASPECTS:  herbaceous · spicy-sweet · anisic · warm
APPEARANCE thin and pale yellow
PLANT PART: leaves and tops

Presented in a 5ml or 15ml black glass bottle with a euro dropper top that may have to be removed depending on the viscosity of the item selected. Please note that essential oils and absolutes vary widely in thickness and consistency.

Essential oils, absolutes, and other pure plant extracts should not be applied to the skin without being properly diluted in a cosmetic carrier (such as jojoba oil, ethanol, epsom salts, etc.) Always patch-test when using an essential oil or absolute for the first time, and research whether or not the extract you are using is skin-safe, or that it is appropriate for its intended use. Do not ingest essential oils or apply them internally, and avoid contact with the eyes. Keep out of reach of children and pets, and consult a knowledgeable health practitioner before use when pregnant or breastfeeding. Store in a cool and dry area.