Basil Essential Oil (Ocimum basilicum) is also commonly known as Sweet Basil, Thai Basil, and St. Joseph's Wort. Rocky Mountain Oils’ Basil Essential Oil features an herbal, spicy, and licorice‐like aroma, presenting a middle‐top fragrance note with a faint camphorous note.
Basil Essential Oil is part of the Rocky Mountain Oils Relief collection. The oil acts as a balm to help soothe skin and calm scalp discomfort. Combine the oil with rosemary, lavender, and Jojoba oil, and apply to head to promote lustrous hair.
Add the licorice-scented oil to your DIY cleaning products and soaps. Try diffusing a basil blend to start your day. The strong fragrance helps stimulate and clear the mind while promoting a greater sense of overall wellbeing.
Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum
Country of Origin: India / Egypt *
Chemotype: Methyl chavicol
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Leaf
Aroma: Spicy, Herbal
Blends Well With: Black Pepper, Cinnamon Bark, Ginger Root, Lavender, Orange
Basil vs Holy Basil
Basil and Holy Basil are from two different plant species and have different chemical constituents. They can, however, be used for common purposes. The choice of which to use is usually based on aroma preference.
Holy Basil’s aroma is strong, warm, spicy, sweet, and fresh
Basil’s aroma is herbal, spicy, sharp, and licorice-like
*Some of our oils have multiple countries of origin. To confirm which country your specific bottle of oil originates from, please consult its GC/MS test at https://www.rockymountainoils.com/get-gcms-test-results/.
- Blends well with Eucalyptus to inspire deep breathing
- Add to massage blends
- Add to DIY soaps and household products
- Try diffusing as it can be stimulating and clearing for the mind
- Can be used in blends to deter insects
Soothe Insect Bites and Stings Apply recipe to desired targeted area.
Settle Nervous Digestion
Mix all ingredients together then add to a warm/hot bath and soak for 20 minutes.
May be a skin irritant to sensitive skin. Dilute for topical application. Not recommended for use while pregnant.
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