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Throughout history, basil was believed to have magical powers. Basil was first cultivated in the Mediterranean region by Arabs .Women wore basil in their hair to attract potential suitors. Basil was originally used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat skin conditions, indigestion, and coughs

In ancient Egypt, basil was likely used as an embalming and preserving herb as it has been found in tombs and mummies. Perhaps because of its embalming applications.



Botanical Name  : Ocimum basilicum

Family  : Lamiaceae

Country of Origin  : Egypt 

Chemo type  : Linalool

Extraction Method  : Steam Distilled

Plant Part Used  : Leaf

Note   : Middle- Top

Aroma    : Sweet, Herbal, Fresh, Green

Color  : Clear to pale yellow

Blends well With : Sweet orange, Lavender, Peppermint, Ylang Ylang

Shelf Life: 4 – 5 Years


  • Low risk of skin sensitization with Basil Essential Oil. A dermal maximum level of 1.5% is recommended based on 33.7% eugenol. Generally regarded as a safe & gentle oil. “ Tisserand and Young Essential oil Safety, second Edition “
  •  A patch test should be performed before use for those with sensitive skin.
  • For topical application don’t use directly on the skin, dilute with a carrier oil
  • Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs
  • Add 4-5 drops for Diffusing
  • Don’t ingest
  • Keep out of reach of children , Avoid using if pregnant or nursing
  • Not recommended for use on infants
  • Avoid contact with eyes and ears
  • Store in a cool and dry place
  • Keep away from heat ,open flame or direct light


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