Holy Basil Essential Oil (India)
Active Ingredient: Eugenol up to 85%
Botanical Name: Ocimum sanctum
Plant Part: Leaves, flowers and buds
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: Holy basil, also known as Tulsi is a plant. It is originally from India and is used in Ayurvedic medicine as an “adaptogen” to counter life’s stresses. The Hindu name for Holy Basil, Tulsi, means "the incomparable one."
Common Uses: Holy Basil Essential Oil in aromatherapy is used to purify and cleanse the air. When diffused it supports the well-being of the respiratory, nervous and digestive systems while protecting the body from environmental toxins.
In fact diffusing Holy Basil Essential Oil in the home or office can provide uplifting, clarifying and air purifying benefits. The aroma of Holy Basil can help invigorate your senses, clarify your mind, uplift and balance your emotions and even kill air born challenges such as bacteria, molds and viruses.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Sweet Almond, Grapeseed and Olive oils.
Aromatic Scent: Holy Basil Essential Oil has a warm, strong peppery spicy aroma.
History: In Hinduism, Holy Basil is worshipped as the incarnation of Lakshimi, the wife of Vishnu and one of that religion's most important deities. It is called the "Incomparable One" and "Mother Medicine of Nature" among other things, and can be seen growing outside of Hindu temples. In worship, it will be placed on an altar and held in reverence during medication and prayer.
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