Pure Basil Essential Oil (Ocimum basilicum) Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum Method of Extraction: Steam distillation Parts Used: Flowering plant Note Classification: Middle Aroma: Fresh, Warm, Spicy, Herbaceous Basil Oil has a watery viscosity and is pale greenish-yellow in color. The therapeutic properties of basil Oil are gesic, anti-venomous, carminative, cephalic, antidepressant, antispasmodic, diaphoretic, digestive, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, insecticide, nervine, stomachic, sudorific, tonic and stimulant. This Oil plays an active role in treating colds, anxiety, infection, flatulence, fatigue, insect bites and repellant, sinus infection, bronchitis, coughs, depression, sions, whooping cough. However, it is made using herbal ingredients that helps in stimulating hair growth. It is also used for indigestion, stress, sinusitis, insect bites, headache, muscle relaxation, anxiety, bacterial infections, depression, panic attacks, hair loss, insomnia, menstrual cramps, intestinal problems, nausea, ear infections, massage, bathing, inhalation, diffusion and as a study aid. Basil Essential Oil is used topically and massaged into the skin. It enhances the luster of dull-looking skin and hair. As a result, it is extensively used in many skin care supplements that claim to improve the tone of your skin. It is also commonly used to treat the symptoms of acne and other skin infections. It is used extensively in numerous skin care formulas that are made to improve skin tone. The Oil can also be diluted in a carrier Oil and massaged onto the skin. It effectively enhances the luster of dull-looking skin and hair. You can apply Basil Essential Oil with a clean cotton ball. Mix one to two drops of Basil Oil with coconut or jojoba Oil and apply to the affected area once or twice daily. You can add a drop or two of Basil Essential Oil to your shampoo to strip away excess grease or buildup and add a lustrous quality to your hair. You can also mix it with baking soda and apple cider vinegar to naturally remove bacteria, grease and residue from the hair. Precautions: This Oil it should be avoid in epilepsy, liver problems, and while . It can cause skin irritation, if it does not suits the user.