Irish Apothecary
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Irish Apothecary's Own Brand
100% Pure Essential Oil

Basil oil is a member of the Lamiaceae family. This oil emits a warm, sweet, freshly floral and crisply herbaceous scent. It is classed as a top note and blends well with citrus, herby, minty and woodsy oils.

Basil is reputed to stimulate, clarify, calm, fortify, energize and uplift the mind. It is also said to repel insects, eliminate odour-causing bacteria, soothe headaches and relieve respiratory as well as digestive discomforts.

Basil Pure Essential Oil is also used as an aid in the following: Abdominal Cramps, Autism, Bites / Stings, Bronchitis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Chronic Fatigue, Abdominal Cramps, Cuts, Earache, Frozen Shoulder, Greasy / Oily Hair, Hiatal Hernia, Incisional Hernia, Induce Sweating, Infertility, Lactation (Increase Milk Production), Mental Fatigue, Migraine, Mouth Ulcers, Muscle Spasms, Muscular Dystrophy, Olfactory Loss (Sense of Smell), Ovarian Cysts, Schmidt's Syndrome, Snake Bites, Spider Bites, Transition (Labour), Viral Hepatitis and Wounds.

Botanical Name Ocimum Basilicum
Origin India
Family Lamiaceae
Plant Part Leaves & Flowers
Extraction Steam Distillation
Note Top
Colour Golden yellow with some green tones.
Consistency Light
Scent Clear, herbaceous and light refreshing with a faint balsamic woody back note and a lasting sweetness.
Blends With Citrus, herby, minty and woodsy oils.



About this oil
Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing. Before using any topical product for the first time, it is advisable to do a patch test. It is not recommended to use pure oils on the skin without diluting. Never use internally. Keep away from children and eyes. Always check if there are any medical issues which could cause a problem. Seek help if you have any doubts.
Directions for use
Dilute with carrier oil for sensitive skin and for children over six years of age. Apply to temples, tip of nose, reflex points, soles of feet, back of neck and / or area of concern. Diffuse or inhale the aroma directly. 
Please note: One of our signatures is using a pipette top on all of our Pure Essential Oils. However, if you would prefer a dropper top, please specify during your checkout process at no extra cost.