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Organic Sweet Basil Essential Oil Sweet Basil Essential Oil, Organic Extraction Method: Steam Distilled Plant Part: Blossoms Country of Origin: India INCI Name: Ocimum Basilicum Candle Compatible: Yes! Smells great when burning and gives off a very strong sweet basil smell. This is a new feature to our EO listings as I know many of you are interested in making essential oil candles. We are slowly testing each essential oil so if we say they work it is because we personally tested them. Benefits: insect repellant, mood lifter, improves digestion, energizing, soothes muscle aches, possible anti-cancer, anti-fungal, antibacterial, stimulant, Organic Sweet Basil essential oil is one of the newer additions to our great essential oil lineup! Organic Sweet Basil is a slightly sweet, herbaceous, spicy essential oil that would make an excellent addition to any of your soaps, scrubs, lotions, body washes, skin treatments and so much more! Sweet basil essential oil has excellent anti-fungal and antibacterial properties, which means it is an ideal addition to your acne/oily skincare products. Try blending Organic Sweet Basil, Clary Sage and Orange 10X essential oils, into a base of Oregon Hazelnut Oil and Organic Jojoba oil to create a purposeful skin serum. If you want to get even crazier, add in some Olive Oil Squalane, Organic Tamanu Oil, and Organic Sea Buckthorn oil to round out the supreme moisture and wound healing properties. Sweet Basil essential oil has been touted as having skin rejuvenation properties, including mild exfoliation and brightening effects. This would make our Organic Sweet Basil an excellent addition to a body scrub or brightening lotion. Try a blend of Epsom Salt, Fine Pink Himalayan salt, Sodium Bicarbonate, Foaming Bath Whip, Grape Seed Oil, and some colorful jojoba beads to make a delicious foaming body scrub. Add sweet basil, lemon verbena all-natural fragrance, and lavender for a refreshing spa scent. Basil essential oil should not be taken internally; topical use only. Organic Sweet Basil essential oil pairs well with Bergamot, Pink Grapefruit, Lemon, Black Pepper, Ginger Root, Geranium Rose, Lavender, Clary Sage, White Thyme, Rosemary and Dalmatian Sage. Essential oils are sold in 0.5 ounce, 1 ounce, 4 ounce, 8 ounce, 16 ounce, 5 pound and 10 pound sizes. Do not apply directly to skin. Most essential oils are not designed to be applied directly, rather they are designed to be mixed with a carrier oil such as our organic sunflower or organic jojoba oils. Always perform a small patch test when applying to skin. Do not take internally unless you are licensed to apply them as such. This information is for reference only. These recommendations have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not mean to treat, cure or remedy any diseases.

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