Spotlight on Basil (Ocimum basilicum) Essential Oil

Qualities: regenerating, uplifting, stimulating

Top Properties: Stimulant, Neurotonic, Steroidal, Regenerative, Antispasmodic, Anti-Inflammatory, Antibacterial, Digestive

Blends Well With: Bergamot, Lime, Litsea, Peppermint

Safety: Dilution recommended. Possible skin sensitivity. Caution with pregnancy and epilepsy.

Top Uses for Basil Essential Oil:

๐ŸŒฟ Adrenal Fatigue: Apply under nose, to bottoms of feet, back of neck, forehead, and/or over the adrenal area.

๐ŸŒฟ Earache: Apply behind and down beneath ear area: swab ear canal to relieve pain and infection.

๐ŸŒฟ Loss of Sense of Smell: Apply under nose and to toes to regain or increase sense of smell.

๐ŸŒฟ Migraines & Dizziness: Apply with wintergreen or peppermint to temples and back of neck.

๐ŸŒฟ Mental Fatigue & Focus: Breathe in, diffuse or apply across forehead.

๐ŸŒฟ Nausea & Cramping: Take in a capsule or apply to abdomen to ease discomfort.

๐ŸŒฟ Gout & Rheumatism: Apply to spine, bottoms of feet, ears, ankles, or area over heart.

๐ŸŒฟ PMS & Menstrual Issues: Apply to lower abdomen to stimulate menstrual flow and assist with menstrual cramping.

๐ŸŒฟ Muscle Spasms & Inflammation: Apply to spine or bottoms of feet, or take in a capsule.

๐ŸŒฟ Bug, Snake & Spider Bites: Diffuse or spray diluted in water to repel insects. Apply topically to bite.

๐ŸŒฟ Emotional Balance: Use aromatically and topically to get from Inundated to Relieved.

Source: The Essential Life 5th Edition

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