Aroma - Fresh spicy and herbal with a slight clove-like aroma
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Leaves
Countries of Origin – India/France
Chemical Constituents – Eugenol, Beta caryophyllene, Alpha humulene
Cautions - Avoid in pregnancy. Possible skin sensitivity. May inhibit blood clotting
Uses – Warming, energising and uplifting. Everyday muscle aches. Clearing for chest and lungs. Research has shown that Holy Basil is a COX-2 inhibitor and possess anti-inflammatory, anti-pain and analgesic properties.
Mind & Spirit – Mentally cleansing and stimulating. Meditation.
Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Association's standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas, but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.