Basil Essential Oil | doTERRA Therapeutic Grade
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Basil Essential Oil with its spicy, yet herbal nature makes it a versatile oil that can be used to promote focus and alertness, or to add a little extra flavor while cooking. Buy doTERRA Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade (CPTG) oils online.
Basil Essential Oil has a warm, spicy, yet herbal aroma known to reduce anxious feelings. Basil provides great benefits to both the mind and body due to its high linalool content, making it an ideal application to help reduce feelings of tension when applied to the temples and back of the neck. Basil is commonly used in cooking to add a fresh, herbal flavor to meats, pastas, and entrée dishes, and it is also cooling to the skin. The aroma of Basil helps promote a sense of focus and a stress-relieving experience.
Uses of Basil Essential Oil
- Diffuse to promote a sense of focus while studying or reading.
- Combine with Geranium and Wild Orange essential oils for an uplifting aromatic massage.
- Add to your favorite Italian dishes for a refreshing taste.
Directions for Use when using Basil Essential Oil
Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of choice.
Internal use: Dilute one drop in four fluid ounces of liquid.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.
Cautions when using Basil Essential Oil
Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.
Primary Benefits of the Basil Essential Oil
- Helps to keep the skin looking clean, clear, and healthy
- Aromatic use helps create a calm, relaxed environment
- Supports nervous system health when consumed internally*
Aromatic Description of the Basil Essential Oil
Warm, spicy, herbal
Collection Method for Basil Essential Oil
Plant Part used for Basil Essential Oil
Main Constituents of the Basil Essential Oil
Linalool, 1,8-cineole (eucalyptol), bergamotene