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Basil (EO) by Essential Oils Store

Oil Name: Basil

Aroma Group: herbal
Oil Type: Essential Oil
Perfume Note: middle, top

Oil Strength: 10%Vetiver=2%Basil

Description: Warm, spicy, and herbal; green, sharp, extreme herbal, slight anise

Supplier: Essential Oils Store

Safety: High doses may be carcinogenic due to its methyl chavicol content, and it should be avoided if you suffer from liver problems. Always dilute before using as it is a potential skin irritant. It may trigger epileptic seizures in susceptible individuals. Avo

Blends Well With: Bergamot, black pepper, cedarwood, chamomile roman, citronella, clary sage, coriander, cypress, eucalyptus (all), fennel, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, hyssop, juniper, lavender, lemon, lime, marjoram, niaouli, oakmoss, opopanax, orange, oregano, palmaros

Health Benefits: Bronchitis, cold (chronic), cramps, depression, dyspepsia, earache, epilepsy, fainting, fevers, flatulence, gout, hiccough, hysteria, insect bites and repellant, insomnia, mental fatigue, migraine, muscle aches and pains, nausea, nervous tension, nerve tonic, rheumatism, scanty periods, sinusitis, vomiting, wounds, and whooping cough.  Stimulates hair growth and is applied externally to the skin to stimulate a sluggish complexion.  Can help reduce cellulite and control acne.  Basil can help slow down and relax the minds of children with ADD when used in a diffuser.

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