Basil Linalol Essential Oil, also referrred to as Sweet Basil, has a soft, sweet spicy, uplifting aroma and is one of the more gentle oils in the Basil family. It is a powerful anti-depressant and well suited to calming blends for the mental state, improving mental clarity and concentration. It is also useful for headaches (including migraines), earaches, flu symptons and sinus congestion. Basil oil also has a direct action on the digestive system, easing colic, flatulence, indigestion, nausea and stomach cramps when massaged onto the abdominal area, in particular to treat digestive disorders caused by stress and nervous tension.
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Contraindications: Avoid during pregnancy. Can irritate sensitive skin. Do not use for a prolonged period or in concentrations greater than 2%
Major biochemical compounds: Methyl cinnamate, camphor