Basil Oil

Tierra Overseas is a supplier of high quality Basil oil in India.

Botanical Source : Ocimum Basilicum/Ocimum sanctum

Family : Lamiaceae

Basil oil is an essential oil and free flowing, aromatic oil, with lesser viscosity than water. It is pale yellow to brown in color. It has a distinct aroma of the freshly crushed shoots of basil plant. Basil Essential oil is a powerful essential oil with an herbaceous-minty fragrance that instantly help sharpen and clear the head, and even helps relax the nerves.

Basil Oil (Essential Oil) is obtained by Hydro distillation from the leaves and flowering tops of Basil plant. Basil is of two kinds one is Sweet Basil (Ocimum Basilicum) and other is Holy Basil (Ocimum sanctum). Basil Seed oil is obtained by cold pressing of the seeds to extract the oil.

 

Chemical composition of Basil Oil :

Alpa pinene, Camphene, Beta-pinene, Myrcene, Limonene, Camphor, Linalool, Methyl Chavicol, Terpineol, Citronellol, Geraniol, Eugenol.

 

Essential benefits of Basil oil :

  1. Basil essential oil is calming in nature and natural relaxant oil. Whether inhaled, or applied topically, this essential oil may help ease discomforts from migraines, nervous tension, anxiety, depression, fatigue, mental strain, and other mental conditions.
  2. Toxins in our bodies are extremely harmful as they lead to contraction of various diseases if left in the body. Internal use of Basil oil flushes out toxins from the blood and prevents acne and outbreaks on skin.
  3. Basil oil is a natural analgesic and helps provide utmost relief from discomforts. It can be used to make life easier for arthritis patients. It can also be used to relief the discomforts caused by burns, wounds, bruises, injuries, scars, headaches, post-surgery wounds, sprains etc.
  4. Promotes healthy skin.
  5. Mood Enhancer.
  6. It has Anti-microbial properties.
  7. It also helps in reducing fever and treating upper respiratory tract congestion.
  8. It helps in curing muscular contractions of lower body, helps in reducing spasms of intestine, stomach and Urinary tract. Thus it is excellent Antispasmodic.
  9. This helps in reducing the infections of urinary tract. Thus it is Diuretic.