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Tropical Basil essential oil is traditionally used in cases of stress, tension and nervous spasms. It is known for its powerful calming effects. It also relieves intestinal discomfort. Tonic and invigorating, it helps to fight against fatigue.
Tropical Basil essential oil - Ocimum basilicum
Family : Lamiaceae
Certification : Essential oil from controlled, certified organic cultivation, 100% pure and natural, uncut, undeterpenated. It is certified by Ecocert France (FR-BIO-01).
Part of the plant used : Leaves
Method of obtaining : Distillation
Origin : India
Yield : 0.1%. It takes 100 kg of plant to obtain 100 g of essential oil of Basil
Organic tropical basil essential oilIt is an annual herb with oval, shiny, dark and downy leaves that blooms in late summer. Native to India, basil has a very strong fragrance and white flowers at the end of the upper axes. The essential oil is obtained from the distillation of the flowers and leaves of basil.
The delicately spicy aroma of fresh basil goes perfectly with bergamot and geranium. Very antiseptic, it is used to treat respiratory problems, pimples and insect bites. It is the best of the nervous tonics, it erases tiredness, fights stress, anxiety, depression and stimulates the memory. By stimulating the appetite and the digestive system, it facilitates digestion and the expulsion of intestinal gases.
Methyl chavicol, Linalool
*The chemotype is the identity card of the essential oil, its chemical composition defined by chromatographic analysis. The same plant can have several compositions depending on the place and the variety. A chemotype depends on a property, an odour and a taste.
Basil essential oil contains monoterpenes, monoterpenols, sesquiterpenes, oxides and ketones. Its essential component is a phenolmethyl ether, methyl chavicol or estragol (about 80 to 90%).
Anxiety, depression, physical and intellectual fatigue, insect bites, headaches, digestion, coughs, blocked nose, colds, muscle aches, painful periods.
Main : Antispasmodic, painkiller, antifungal, antiviral, antibacterial, arterial and rheumatic anti-inflammatory, general and intestinal antiseptic, relaxant, sedative and calming.
Secondary : Digestive tonic, hepatic, bilious, venous and prostatic decongestant, nervous and cerebral tonic, invigorating and vitalizing, adrenal stimulant.
To be avoided during the first 3 months of pregnancy, while breast-feeding and by children under 3 years of age. Do not use pure and dilute at 50% for hyper sensitive skin.
Essential oils are powerful natural substances and should therefore be used with care. Even if essential oils have been used since Antiquity, their mode of use and the precautions for use are often poorly known. Many books deal with essential oils. It is therefore advisable to refer to it to find out about the traditional modes of use.
Here are some examples of use
As essential oils are not soluble in water, they must be mixed with an emulsifier before being poured into the bath. For example, they can be mixed with a liquid soap or a neutral shampoo (1 tablespoon). As a general rule, it is recommended not to exceed 10 drops per bath and not to stay in the bath for more than 20 minutes. For basil, it acts as a tonic and general stimulant. It is also good for joint and muscle pain.
It is advisable to mix a few drops of essential oil with a vegetable oil (sweet almond, jojoba, macadamia, rose hip, argan, olive, etc.) to use it as a massage oil.
"Bloating and difficult digestion": To promote digestive comfort and relieve bloating, 2 to 3 drops diluted in a little vegetable oil on the stomach.
"In case of agitation, helps to relax": To reduce stress and overwork, 2 to 3 drops diluted in a little vegetable oil on the solar plexus and the wrists. This essential oil is also mentioned as likely to bring, before an operation, a deep relaxation comparable to that of pre-anesthetics.
"Heavy legs": To promote good circulation and reduce the sensation of heavy legs, 3 to 5 drops in 10 ml of vegetable oil.
For difficult digestion (heartburn, aerophagia, bloating) put 1 to 2 drops of basil essential oil in 1 teaspoon of honey or on a neutral tablet, 2 to 3 times a day (idem for a state of general tiredness, nervousness, stress or intellectual fatigue).
With its pleasant, sweet, slightly aniseed scent, basil is a good general tonic and helps to purify the air. This essential oil in diffusion will act against general fatigue and intellectual overwork. Moreover, it will be very good against nervousness, anxiety and stress, but also hot flushes. When diffused, basil oil is also a very good mosquito repellent.
Note : For diffusion, you can use our 30 and 100 ml bottles (organic essential oil packaged by Penntybio, certified AB for Golgemma).
An essential oil is made up of chemically defined molecules (about 10,000 listed) that have been secreted by special plant cells. It can consist of from one to several hundred molecules, which helps explain why some essential oils have many properties but different therapeutic effectiveness. To guarantee the properties necessary for effective aromatherapy, it is important that an essential oil is 100% pure and natural (not cut, not deterpenated, not mixed with alcohol or vegetable oils) and preferably organic. This is the case for the essential oils we sell. They are sold in tinted bottles with a dropper cap.
Go to the "Properties and characteristics of essential oils" file. Whether pure or mixed, you can use them in our different diffuser models. The information given on each essential oil is for guidance only. Beware of self-diagnosis, do not hesitate to consult an aromatherapist or any other recognised professional and read our special file "properties of essential oils"in our thematic files.
Essential oils are primarily used to help you treat many ailments. But beware, even if essential oils are often extracted from edible plants, their concentrations make it necessary to remain cautious and respect their curative power. The use of essential oils is relatively simple and if you follow a few basic rules, they will put their therapeutic genius at your disposal. Covering with essential oils has more advantages than disadvantages.
Find in our essential oil care primer, all the ailments for which basil essential oil is used in the composition of the blend :
Aerophagia, Chronic tAmygdalitis, Angoisse, Anti-mouches, Anti-fourmis, Axiety, Abdominal balls, Earring,Renal calculation, Night terrors, Headache, Column, Coqueluche, Diarrhea, Difficult digestion, Hoquet, Insomnia, Food poisoning, Disease of Raynaud, Migraine, Trules roubles, Relaxation, Sleep disorders, Spasmophilia, Infestation by verses, Vertigo.
WARNING: These properties, indications and methods of use are taken from reference works or websites in aromatherapy, hydrotherapy and phytotherapy. They are found there on a regular basis and many of them have been confirmed by observations in the scientific community. However, this information is given for information purposes, it can not in any way constitute medical information, nor engage our responsibility. For any use of essential oils for therapeutic purposes, consult a doctor.
Keep out of reach of children. Do not use on children, pregnant or breastfeeding women. Prolonged use is not recommended.
Since 2007, Direct Nature has specialized in the manufacture and distribution of essential oil diffusers in all forms and for all markets, becoming a key player in the French market.
Direct Nature also offers a range of pure and blended essential oils, certified organic or natural, made in France, as well as a wide range of body care products, certified organic or natural, with essential or vegetable oils, and finally a range of natural products for the home.
As a human-sized company, Direct Nature reconciles internal development and subcontracting to specialized partners in order to respond efficiently and reactively to requests in each of its fields of expertise.
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