• Strengthening, clearing and liberating

  • Commonly used in massage preparations for athletes

  • Ocimum basilicum Oil is the volatile oil obtained by steam distillation of the flowering tops & leaves of the Basil, Ocimum basilicum L, Labiatae

SpeciesOriginExtraction ProcessPerfume Note
Ocimum basilicum
Steam distillation

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Beautiful smell, but be warned, very strong, and undiluted started to give me a headache! Use with care. Read More

Rated by Julie Millard
Basil Essential Oil is a stimulating and energising oil which can help you to focus.
Volatile oil obtained by steam distillation of the flowering tops & leaves of Ocimum basilicum Linne (Fam. Labiatae).
Light fresh sweet and spicy scent with a balsamic undertone.
Strengthening, clearing and liberating. Clears the head. Gives strength and clarity to the mind.
INCI name:Ocimum basilicum Oil
Basil means "Royal Remedy" or "King" in Greek.
Dilute in a carrier oil before skin application. Keep away from children and out of eyes. Do not take internally or apply undiluted to the skin. For further advice on using essential oils to treat medical conditions, we recommend you seek advice from a professional.

Please note that Amphora Aromatics Ltd cannot be held responsible for any injury, illness or adverse reaction to any recipes, instructions or advice given. It is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that they have followed the relevant safety protocols and that they are aware of any possible side effects before use. We always advise that a skin patch test is carried out before full usage of any natural product whether purchased from ourselves or elsewhere.
'Distilled from the well known culinary herb. Oil of Basil is an excellent aromatic nerve tonic. It clears the head and gives the mind strength and clarity. It is an effective aid for exam nerves' - Aromatherapy - A Guide For Home Use by Christine Westwood.