Organic Exotic Basil 15ml
Originally grown in Asia, Exotic Basil is now found throughout the world. A somewhat wild-growing plant which can reach 45cm in height with big green leaves, Exotic Basil is a foundation spice in both Asian and Mediterranean cuisines. The essential oil is obtained by distillation of its flowers and leaves.
Exotic Basil essential oil is used in aromatherapy to help relieve mental fatigue.
Other name: Great Basil, Royal Herb
Botanical name: Ocimum basilicum var. basilicum
Extraction method: Steam distillation
Part used: Flowering top
Color: Pale yellow to amber yellow
Odor: Fresh, spicy, anise-like
Chemotype: METHYLCHAVICOL (ESTRAGOLE)
Topical (Adults): Mix 1 drop in 7 teaspoons (35ml) of vegetable oil; apply to solar plexus or along the spine 3 times a day.
USAGE: Exotic Basil essential oil is used in aromatherapy to help relieve mental fatigue.
WARNING: FOR EXTERNAL AND OCCASIONAL USE ONLY. DO NOT TAKE ORALLY. DO NOT USE ESSENTIAL OILS UNDILUTED. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes; if this happens, rinse thoroughly with vegetable oil. Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. If you have epilepsy, consult a health care practitioner prior to use. May cause allergic reaction (e.g. skin rashes, irritation or dermatitis); in which case, discontinue use and consult a health care practitioner. Do not use on inflamed skin or if suffering from dermatitis. Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms worsen or persist.