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Basil Essential Oil ' ocimum basilicum' - 15ml

A highly stimulating oil, Basil is a good tonic for the nerves as it sharpens ones senses and encourages concentration. An effective treatment for headaches and migraine, Basil will calm hysteria and nerve disorders while having an uplifting effect on depression and fainting.

It is also effective for sinus congestion, asthma, bronchitis, flue and whooping cough. Use only on wasp and insect bites. Refreshes and tones sluggish and congested skin.

Used extensively in ayurvedic medicine, Indian folklore holds Basil as a plant sacred to Krishna and Vishnu endowing it with protective qualities. Some tribes chew the fresh leaves before taking part in religious ceremonies to gain inspiration.

Blends well with Bergamot, Clary Sage, Rose Geranium, Neroli and Lavender

Origin - India
Aroma - Sweet, spicy
Body - Energizing, Refreshing
Mind - Uplifting, Clearing
Spirit - Renewing


Basil Facial Scrub for normal to oily skin
1 teasp. ground almonds
1 teasp. oatmeal
Pinch of sea salt
1/2 teasp. cider vinegar
1 drop Basil Essential oil

Blend vinegar, salt and basil together. Add almonds and oatmeal. With damp fingers apply mixture over entire face working it gently in a sloughing motion. Rinse thoroughly.

Reusable Kitchen Picker Upper ( Wipes)
Although this says kitchen, you can in the bathroom as well to wipe countertops and for general cleaning. Following the recipe is a list of oils and their property to help guide you in your choice.

For this you will need cotton wash rags or you can cut an old t shirt into rag size pieces
1 jar with a tightly closed lid in which to put the rags
1 cup of warm water
1/8 cup castile soap
9 drops of your favorite EO
Add the water, soap and EO drops to jar. Place rags in the jar. Cover and shake well until rags are thoroughly soaked. The rags are now ready to be used. They can be washed and with a new batch of liquid made, be reused time and time again.
Deodorizing - Clary Sage, Eucalyptus, Patchouli
Antiseptic - Bergamot, Basil, Peppermint, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Rose Geranium, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Neroli, Orange, Patchouli, Rosemary
Anti-bacterial - Eucalyptus, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Tea Tree, Juniper
Weight 0.25 lbs
Price: $11.99 (10.43)