Origin: a Latin derivative
meaning "Gift of the Earth."
Basil has a warm, spicy, yet herbal aroma known to reduce anxious feelings. Basil provides great benefits to both the mind and body due to its high linalool content, making it an ideal application to help reduce feelings of tension when applied to the temples and back of the neck. Basil is also cooling to the skin. When applied topically, Basil essential oil may help to keep the skin looking clean, clear, and healthy. Basil essential oil also has cleansing properties. The aroma of Basil helps promote a sense of focus and a stress-relieving experience.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.
Aromatic use: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.