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Holy Basil Essential Oil

Ocimum sanctum | Essential Oil
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Holy Basil Essential Oil (Ocimum sanctum) is also commonly known as Tulsi, Tulasi, and Thulasi. Holy Basil Essential Oil has a strong, warm, spicy, and sweet aroma presenting a top fragrance note.

Holy Basil Essential Oil is part of the Rocky Mountain Oils Wellness collection. The warm fragrance works great as a topically applied insect repellent when diluted with a carrier oil or in distilled water. Holy Basil is also an excellent natural deodorizer, helping to reduce body odor.

Diffuse the licorice/mint-like oil to help promote sleep, as well as calm the mind. Known for its mental and spiritual awakening properties, Holy Basil also may act as an aphrodisiac and works to promote confidence.

The statements contained herein have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Neither Rocky Mountain Oils nor its products are intended for the purpose of diagnosing, treating, curing or preventing any disease. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult your physician before using these products.

Botanical Name: Ocimum tenuiflorum
Country of Origin: India
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Leaves and Flowers Buds
Aroma: Strong, warm, sweet, slightly spicy
Consistency: Thin
Blends Well With: BergamotLemonOrangePeppermintWintergreen

  • Diffuse in blends to help promote sleep 
  • Try diffusing while meditating to help with spiritual and mental awakening
  • Diffuse to help deter insects

Stimulating Scalp Oil

Mix formula in a dark colored, glass bottle and shake well to blend. Before use, hold bottle tight in your hand to warm the oils before application. Massage a few drops of the oil into your scalp and leave on for 20 minutes. Shampoo and condition hair as usual. This formula is good for stimulating the blood flow to the scalp and keeping hair loss down. Use once a week.

Time to Wake Up!

Add to your diffuser when you are feeling lethargic. Especially good on a Sunday afternoon.

Possible skin irritant. Use with a carrier oil in low dilution for short periods of time.
Click here for dilution rates.

Kids Safety: Safe to use topically with children 2 years of age and older. Dilute to a .5-2% dilution rate for topical application.

Practice safe diffusing:

- Diffuse in an open, well-ventilated area.

- Keep children out of the direct line of mist.

- Diffuse in 30-60 minute intervals with ample break periods for safe and effective use.

Your trust and confidence is very important to us. As part of our S.A.A.F.E. Promise™ to you, we provide GC/MS (Gas Chromatography / Mass Spectrometry) test results from a verified third party, independent lab for each one of our essential oil products.

GC/MS tests verify purity and quality of the oils we sell, so you can be sure you’re using the highest quality oils available on the market today.

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Customer Reviews

46 Reviews

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Rated 5 out of 5
wow! this smells amazing. There is a chocolate undertone and sarsparilla notes? I cannot stop smelling it. LOL. truly relaxing!
April 24, 2021
2 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Just what I needed.
Just what I needed!
April 1, 2021
2 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Delightful herbal aroma
I love using the holy basil while I meditate, and the aroma is so herbaceous I feel like I'm outdoors (which is great when you're meditating indoors most of the time due to the lockdowns this year).
December 19, 2020
6 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Holy Basil
I ordered Holy Basil because it was raved about. I can understand that...just open and the bottle and inhale...its heavenly. Thank you, RMO.
March 25, 2020
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Unique and pleasing
Awesome scent! I enjoy it blended or on its own. It smells nothing like traditional basil oil, which I really cannot tolerate. I wouldn’t have even tried this oil but I smelled another brand that sold tulsi basil and I came back to Rocky Mountain to purchase.
December 14, 2019
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Bless you for making this oil ???? My spirit oil of healing ??
July 20, 2019
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Wonderful Oil!
This is a beautiful oil - I'm very happy. I use it in my yoga practice, and I can tell the quality is high.
July 2, 2019
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
I love it !
I don"t want to be without it. The Rocky Mountain is slightly different in scent but that"s good I prefer it.
June 8, 2019
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Love this!
I was so excited to find Holy Basil in a essential oil! No longer need to take it in a capsule form, I just applty to bottom of my feet daily! Thank you Rockey Mountain Oils!
November 13, 2018
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
First time basil customer
This is great, helps with relaxation and sleep.
September 27, 2018
over 2 years ago
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Does anyone use topically? Want to use for stress, adrenals, fatigue, hormones but not sure where to apply on body?
Megan K on Oct 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The most common areas for topical application include rubbing the diluted oil on the back of the neck, behind the ear, on the wrist, the bottom of the feet or on the targeted area.

RMO Team
Any news on when this oil will be back in stock?! Thanks
Meagan E on Oct 6, 2019
BEST ANSWER: At this time, we do not have an exact ETA for the arrival of Holy Basil. Due to our strict quality standards, it can take some time to be sure a source is pure.

Thanks! -RMO Team
Is this red (Krishna) or the green holy basil variety?
A shopper on Apr 30, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Our holy basil (Ocimum sanctum) is known as the red variety.

RMO Team
Holy Basil...I am new to Rocky Mt Oils and have not purchased anything because I have been waiting weeks for Holy Basil to be out of stock. I have used Holy Basil in capsule form with great success for my anxiety. I am excited to try the delivery by diffusion. I have requested to be contacted when it becomes available. Is there anything else I need to do?
Pamela S on Nov 23, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Great question! As you have signed up on the product page, you will be notified of the oils return.

Thanks! -RMO Team
What is the difference from basil and holy basil? Thank u
Deborah S. on Mar 14, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Basil and Holy Basil are different plants/botanicals. Basil is ocimum basilicum, while Holy Basil is ocimum sanctum. Basil is part of our Relief collection and Holy Basil is part of our Wellness collection.

Thanks! -RMO Team
Can this be taken internally?
A shopper on Mar 4, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Rocky Mountain Oils feels that essential oils are very potent and can be dangerous if not used correctly. All of our oils are 100% pure, natural, and authentic. They are of the quality to ingest. However, we cannot provide dosing suggestions or directions on how to ingest if you choose to do so. If you do choose to ingest the oils, we suggest consulting an Aromatherapist or trusted health professional for guidance.