Sweet Basil- 10ml – Sanfern Downs
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Sweet Basil- 10ml

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Ocimum basilicum

Sweet Basil essential oil, extracted from the Ocimum basilicum plant, is a therapeutic gem celebrated for its diverse health benefits. Rich in linalool and eugenol, it possesses potent anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antioxidant properties.

In aromatherapy, Sweet Basil oil promotes mental clarity, reduces stress, and uplifts the spirit. Applied topically, it aids in soothing muscle tension and promoting skin health. Embrace the holistic charm of Sweet Basil as it seamlessly integrates into your wellness routine, offering a natural and aromatic sanctuary for physical and mental well-being.


  • Common cold, influenza
  • Indigestion, flatulence, abdominal cramps, nausea
  • Improves memory, insomnia
  • kidney conditions, fluid retention, liver detox
  • Anti-stress, anxiety
  • Acne, insect bites and stings
  • Skin infections


Anti-oxidant,aromatic, stomachic, tonic, digestive, carminative, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, reduces high blood sugar levels and feeds healthy bacteria within gut microflora.

How to use sweet basil essential oil in a daily routine

The essential oil can be mixed with a carrier oil and used topically. It can also be used in a diffuser or essential oil burner or a few drops in a warm bath or on a pillow at night time

Suggested ways to use sweet basil essential oil in DIY products
  1. Energizing Diffuser Blend: Create an invigorating atmosphere by diffusing Sweet Basil oil with citrus oils like lemon or orange. This combination enhances mental clarity and provides a refreshing aroma.

  2. Focus-Boosting Room Spray: Mix Sweet Basil essential oil with water in a spray bottle for a homemade room spray. Use it to promote concentration and mental alertness in your workspace or study area.

  3. Soothing Massage Oil: Blend Sweet Basil oil with a carrier oil like almond or jojoba for a calming massage oil. Massage onto tense muscles to alleviate stress and promote relaxation.

  4. Clarifying Facial Steam: Add a few drops of Sweet Basil oil to hot water for a facial steam. Inhale the steam to open pores, cleanse the skin, and promote a clear complexion.

  5. Natural Respiratory Support: Inhale the vapor of Sweet Basil oil or add it to a steam inhalation blend to support respiratory health and ease congestion during seasonal discomfort.

  6. Hair and Scalp Treatment: Mix Sweet Basil oil with a carrier oil or add it to your regular shampoo to promote a healthy scalp and shiny hair. It may help address dandruff and improve overall hair health.

  7. Refreshing Body Scrub: Combine Sweet Basil oil with sugar and coconut oil to create a refreshing body scrub. This exfoliating blend rejuvenates the skin while leaving a subtle, uplifting scent.

  8. Homemade Bug Repellent: Mix Sweet Basil oil with other insect-repelling essential oils like citronella and eucalyptus. Dilute with a carrier oil and apply to exposed skin for a natural bug deterrent.

  9. Calming Pillow Spray: Create a relaxing pillow mist by combining Sweet Basil oil with lavender and chamomile oils. Spritz on your pillow before bedtime to promote a restful night's sleep.

  10. DIY Stress Relief Roll-On: Blend Sweet Basil oil with a carrier oil in a roller bottle for an on-the-go stress relief solution. Apply to pulse points for a calming and centering effect during hectic moments.

Always perform a patch test before applying any DIY products to your skin, and be mindful of the concentration of essential oils to avoid irritation. Adjust quantities based on personal preferences and sensitivities.

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 Disclaimer: The information provided is for educational and general informational purposes only and is not intended as, nor should it be considered a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment