Basil Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Ocimum Basilicum
Actions: Antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, digestive, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, galactagogue, nervine, prophylactic, stimulant of adrenal cortex, stomachic, tonic, insecticide.
Uses: Insect bites (mosquito, wasp), insect repellent, gout, muscular aches and pains, rheumatism, bronchitis, colds, coughs, earache, sinusitis, dyspepsia, flatulence, nausea, cramps, scanty periods, fever, flu, infectious disease, anxiety, depression, fatigue, insomnia, migraine, nervous tension.
CAUTION: Possible sensitization. Use in moderation. Avoid prolonged use, and do not use during pregnancy.
***This essential oil is 100% pure (undiluted). Never apply undiluted essential oil directly on your skin.***
****DILUTE WITH CARRIER OIL****
Diluting essential oils can be done by simply adding one or more drops to your favorite carrier oil. Carrier oils help the essential oil absorb into your skin and spread over a larger surface area of your skin.
Carrier oils include buy not limited to:
- Jojoba Oil
- Castor Oil
- Coconut Oil
- Sweet Almond Oil
- 1 Dram = 7.5 ml (150 drops)
- 1% dilution: 7.5 ml of carrier oil or finished product and 1 drops of essential oil
- 2% dilution: 7.5 ml of carrier oil or finished product and 3 drops of essential oil
- 0.5 oz. = 15 ml (300 drops)
- 1% dilution: 15 ml of carrier oil or finished product and 3 drops of essential oil
- 2% dilution: 15 ml of carrier oil or finished product and 6 drops of essential oil
- 1.0 oz. = 30 ml (600 drops)
- 1% dilution: 30 ml of carrier oil or finished product and 6 drops of essential oil
- 2% dilution: 30 ml of carrier oil or finished product and 12 drops of essential oil
- 2.0 oz. = 60 ml (1,200 drops)
- 1% dilution: 60 ml of carrier oil or finished product and 12 drops of essential oil
- 2% dilution: 60 ml of carrier oil or finished product and 24 drops of essential oil
Children safety: Children should only come in contact with extremely low doses. Please consult with a qualified medical or aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils with children. Keep out of reach of children.
Do not ingest essential oils and do not apply 100% pure (undiluted) essential oils onto the skin without advanced essential oil knowledge or consultation from a qualified expert practitioner.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, cancer, or any other medical problems, use oils essential oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified medical or aromatherapy practitioner.
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