Basil essential oil, certified organic

NZ $7.20


Therapeutic Grade: A - B, Certified Organic Therapeutic Grade


Basil essential oil, certified organic


Ocimum basilicum


Certified organic, BioGro


Clear to pale yellow liquid


Warm, spicy, herbal

Plant part used

Leaves and flowering tops

Extraction method

Steam distillation


100% - Therapeutic grade




Oil and alcohol

Usage rate

Skincare : 0.1 - 1%
Soapmaking: 1 - 3 %



Blends well with

Bergamot, Black pepper, Cedarwood, Chamomile roman, Citronella, Clary sage, Coriander, Cypress, Eucalyptus (all), Fennel, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Marjoram, Niaouli, Orange, Oregano, Palmarosa, Pine, Rosemary, Sage, Teatree, Thyme.

Skincare benefits

Can help to balance oil production and calm acne breakouts and other skin irritations. Can help to gently tone and exfoliate dead skin cells, refreshing dull skin.

Mind & body benefits

Can be energizing and stimulating for both mind and body. Helps to promote mental clarity and alertness at the same time as easing stress and anxiety.



Palm oil


Animal tested


Traditional use: Used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat respiratory problems such as bronchitis, coughs, colds, asthma, flu. It has also been used for fever and in epidemics such as malaria.

Properties: antiseptic, antispasmodic.

Benefits: bronchitis, cold (chronic), cramps, insect bites and repellent, muscle aches and pains, nausea, wounds.
Stimulates hair growth and is applied externally to the skin to stimulate a sluggish complexion.
May help reduce control acne.
Basil may help slow down and relax the minds of busy children when used in a diffuser.

Safety data: Avoid during pregnancy; skin irritant (dilute before using externally); may trigger epileptic seizures in susceptible individuals.

Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.

Everyday, super simple uses for essential oils

Essential oils are used to fragrance soap (2%-3%), balms (0.5%), skin creams and butters (0.5%).

All our products are for external use only.
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