Basil Sweet Organic Essential Oil

Basil Sweet Organic Essential Oil

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Basil Sweet Organic Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum L.

Main Constituents:
Methyl chavicol: 73.78%
Linalool: 20.6%

Plant Part: Leaves

Origin: India

Processing Method: Steam Distilled

Description / Color / Consistency: This is almost colorless to a pale amber colour with a thin consistency.

Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: Basil has a sweet, spicy, fresh scent with a faint balsamic woody back note and a lasting sweetness that makes for a strong top note.

Blends With: BergamotClary SageClove BudLimeEucalyptusJuniperLemonNeroli, and Rosemary.

Product Abstract: In Greek its name means 'royal remedy' or 'king'. In the 16th century, powdered basil was used to treat migraines and chest infections. The ancient Egyptians believed that it would open the gates of heaven to a dying person, and the Hindus use Basil sprigs to protect the dead from evil while in transition between lives. Western European lore sometimes claimed that it was a symbol of evil, while the Eastern Orthodox Church used it in the making of holy water.

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Cautions and Guidelines for the Use of Essential Oils

 Essential Oils are in very high concentrations and should never be ingested as stated by the governing bodies

 Essential Oils have the potential to cause severe skin sensitivities and should be appropriately diluted with a suitable carrier oil before application to the skin. This includes using essential oils in a bath as water and bath salts are not a suitable dilution method for essential oils

Avoid getting essential oils into eyes, ears, nose and other body openings, if essential oils does get into eyes, ears, nose or other body opening flush with milk, if stinging persists seek medical attention

If you are medically compromised or taking multiple medications consult with your healthcare practitioner prior to use

If you are pregnant or lactating consult with your healthcare practitioner prior to use

Prior to using Essential Oils with infants, children, the elderly or persons whom are ill consult your medical practitioner

All Essential Oils should be kept out of reach of children and pets

If you suspect a child or pet has ingested essential oils immediately contact poison control

Do not use essential oils directly on your pet, do not let your pet ingest any essential oil, do not enclose your pet with any type of diffuser, observe your pet for any difficulty breathing

For further information regarding the use of essential oils around pets please contact your Veterinarian

Citrus essential oils can increase sun sensitivity avoid use within 12 hours of sun or sunbed exposure

If an essential oil is oxidised appearing cloudy it can cause increased skin sensitivity

Oxidised essential oils may be used in diffusers or cleaning purposes

All information provided is for educational purposes and not as medical advice

 

For further information regarding the safe use of essential Oils visit the listed websites:

Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists  https://www.cfacanada.com/

National Aromatherapy Holistic Association    https://naha.org/

Alliance of International Aromatherapists  https://www.alliance-aromatherapists.org/

British Columbia Alliance Of Aromatherapy http://bcaoa.org/

Canadian Veterinary Medical Association

https://www.canadianveterinarians.net/documents/cats-and-essential-oils