Relieves spasms, digestive disorders, and helps concentration.
What Stillpoint "Nose"
Known Basil chemotypes: linalol, estragole (methyl chavicol), eugenol, methyl eugenol, methyl cinnamate.
Traditional Use of Basil, Sweet
Basil is an annual, or sometimes perennial, herb used for its leaves. Depending on the variety, plants can reach heights of between 30 and 150 cm (1 and 5 ft). Its leaves are richly green and ovate, but otherwise come in a wide variety of sizes and shapes depending on cultivar. Leaf sizes range from 3 to 11 cm (1 to 4+1⁄2 in) long, and between 1 and 6 cm (1⁄2 and 2+1⁄2 in) wide. Basil grows a thick, central taproot. Its flowers are small and white (Wiki)
Energetics and Chakras4th Chakra - unconditional love, 7th Chakra - higher information, Balancing, Clarity, Expansive, Purifying
Energetic, Spiritual, and Emotional Qualities of Basil, Sweet
Basil is cleansing for the soul and the psyche. It is also associated with abundance and protection. Basil also has an affinity for the heart chakra and new ways of perceiving. It is warming and assists in strengthening our confidence and motivation. She also is comforting and clarifying. basil is considered a cephalic (for the head) and is uplifting to the psyche
The name "basil" comes from the Latin word basilius, and the Greek word βασιλικόν φυτόν (basilikón phutón), meaning "royal/kingly plant", possibly because the plant was believed to have been used in production of royal perfumes. In French, basil is reffered to as "l'herbe royale" ('the royal herb').
Therapeutic Benefits of Basil, SweetAnti-depressant, Anti-septic, Anti-spasmodic, Carminative, Cephalic, Emmenagogic, Energizing, Expectorant, Immune support, Immuno-stimulant, Stimulant, Stomachic
Aroma-Chemistry of Basil, Sweet
Sweet Basil Essential Oil is also known as Ocimum basilcum ct linalool. THis Basil is high in the monoterpene alcohol akd monterpenol, linalool and is GRAS.
Aroma of Basil, SweetFresh, Herbaceous, Spicy, Sweet
Recipes and Blends
Try using a drop of Sweet Basil on a tissue and inhaling slowly to calm your stomach and stop the vomiting. You can add a drop of Ginger and Peppermint, as well.
Blends Well With...Clove Bud Essential Oil, Clove Leaf Essential Oil, Clove Bud CO2 Select Extract Organic
Safety Information for Basil, Sweet
Depends on the chemotype. The linalol chemotype is safe for the skin. Robert Tisserand’s recommendation for the linalool chemotype is a maximum topical application of 3% based on 15% eugenol content.