Sweet Basil - Whole Plant SynergyAroma: clear, warm, herbal, spicy-sweet with an anise note.
Influence on the mind and emotions: an excellent nervous system tonic, it is useful for increasing concentration and clarity, reducing mental fatigue, and dealing with mental stress and tension.
Key qualities and character: uplifting, awakening, clarifying, stimulating, optimism and strength.
Traditional uses and folklore: in India it is used for respiratory problems, as an antidote for insect bites and as a preventive against epidemics; in China it's used for stomach and kidney problems; and in Europe Basil has been used for neuralgia, skin problems and nervous conditions. The oil has been used in cosmetics, perfumery and to flavor food.
Skin care: its tonic action is helpful in cases of congested skin, as an insect repellant, and helps to control skin eruptions.
Precautions: avoid during pregnancy; possible sensitization in some individuals; and an irritant to those with sensitive skin. Use in moderation.
Ingredients: aromatic hydrosol of certified organic Basil from Washington State, certified organic European Sweet Basil from Bulgaria, coconut emulsifier and grapefruit seed extract.
Size: 2 fluid oz. spray bottle