HOLY BASIL ESSENTIAL OIL | Pure Plant Extract
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 (blackcurrant bud) note
Presented in a 5ml or 15ml black glass bottle with a euro dropper.
Diffuser safe and dilute well (a little goes a long way). Add the essential oil drop by drop to your blends until the desired scent and effect are achieved.
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 and in what quantity 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.