Basil Essential Oil
Latin Name : Ocimum Basilicum. Plant Part Used : Flowering Herb. Source : India. Extraction Method : Steam Distillation. Source: India. Latin name: Ocimum basilicum. Family name: Labiatae. Basil oil is produced by distilling the leaves of the herb. It has a slightly licorice aroma. Basil originated in India and Hindus have used it for centuries in medicine. Some traditional uses: to brighten mood, strengthen nervous system, improve mental clarity and memory, for relieving headache and sinusitis. Emotional profile: for relieving indecision and doubts, lack of direction. Blends with: bergamot, clary sage, citronella, and geranium.