Basil emits a warm, sweet, and slightly floral scent that is vibrant and uplifting to the senses. A herb commonly used in culinary dishes from around the world, this aromatic botanical, Ocimum basilicum, received its name from the Greek word basilikón phutón, which means “royal plant”. Basil is also referred to as the Queen of Herbs in France. Many religions believed this refreshing herb held powerful qualities including increasing strength during times of fasting, providing protection in the afterlife, and fortifying holy water.
With anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibiotic, antiviral, and antidepressant properties Basil has been adapted into many cultures and used in copious applications for its healing effects on the body and mind. Embodying a freshly crisp scent, Basil Essential Oil blends well with other oils such as Bergamot, Grapefruit, Black Pepper, and Lavender.
Its refreshing scent is commonly used to promote mental clarity, alertness, and reduce stress. Basil Essential Oil is reputed to be helpful with enhancing focus in those dealing with inattentiveness and poor concentration. With regular diluted use, Basil Essential Oil can be highly beneficial for balancing skin tone, calm acne or eczema, and to soften the hair. There are plethora of ailments that Basil Essential Oil can be useful for, who knew this unassuming herb we all know and love could have such a positive impact on our health.
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