Notes: warm, spicy, herbal
Plant parts used: leaves and flowering tops
Extraction method: steam distillation
Region of origin: India
Basil is recognised for its benefits in both the digestive and respiratory systems to help ease and open up sinus congestion, digestive spasms, spasmodic coughs, and is also suggested for tension headaches.
Basil is one of the best essential oils to help strengthen a fatigued mind and aid mental clarity. Great during study, deadlines or whenever focus and decision-making is needed, nervous exhaustion, and for headaches or migraines from mental overwork.