Basil Essential Oil has been used around the world for its versatility to help with various ailments. Basil in Greek means “royal remedy” or “king” and was used to treat migraines, chest infections, and protect against evil. It is also used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat cold, constipation, indigestion, diarrhea and other skin illness.
Basil is very popular in Asia and Europe, especially in India. It is also used in Mediterranean cuisines. Due to the extensive use of basil, it is one of the most commonly used herbs for extraction in essential oils. Furthermore, pounds and pounds of the plant is used to extract the essential oil, therefore one drop of this oil is extremely concentrated.
The warm and spicy aroma of Basil Essential Oil helps to reduce anxiety. Due to its high linalool content, Basil Essential oil benefits the mind and body. This promotes a sense of focus and stress-relieving experience, reducing headaches. Furthermore, basil essential oil protects and clears emotional turmoil. It also helps with self-confidence and motivates. Finally, Basil Essential Oil uplifts and increases mental clarity.