Basil, Sweet Linalool


Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum
Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)
Country: India
Parts Used: Whole plant/Steam distillation
Biochemical Class: Alcohol, Phenol esters
Fragrance: Sweet, herbal, refreshing
Perfume Note: Top
Characteristics: Uplifting, clarifying & stimulating
Properties: Analgesic, antidepressant, antibacterial, antispasmodic, antiviral, carminative, cephalic, diaphoretic, digestive, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, nervine, sudorific
Indications/Uses
Cardio-Vascular: Heart tonic, sluggish circulation, congested veins, hypotension
Digestive: Gastric spasms, hiccups, stimulates bile secretion
Endocrine: Adrenal cortex regulator
Genito-Urinary: Cleans kidneys, eases uterine/prostrate congestion, cramps, scanty menses
Immune: Cold, fever, flu, infections
Integumentary:
Muscular-Skeletal: Muscle spasms
Nervous: Anxiety, hysteria, nervous depression, insomnia, aids clarity of thought, strengthens memory
Respiratory: Whooping cough, sinus congestion, asthma, bronchitis, coughs, earaches
Emotional: Clears the head, relieves mental fatigue, gives clarity
Chakra: Sacral, #2
Usage Notes
Method of Use: Inhalation, massage (no more than 2.5%)
Cautions: Avoid use on children

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