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Basil: The Oil of Renewal

Basil mainly helps those who are overwhelmed and heavily fatigued. Those people are unable to deal with life’s everyday stressors. Basil’s aroma is relaxing, uplifting and stimulating to the mind/psyche and brings strength to the heart. This oil is excellent for states of weariness, nervousness and feelings of sadness.

Basil comes to the rescue for those who are undergoing a lot of mental depletion and strain. It regenerates the individual after long bouts of burnout and exhaustion. It strengthens the adrenals which are the seat of a wide range of emotions, from fear to sorrow to joy. Basil helps the body become restored to a natural rhythm of sleep, activity and rest.

Basil is also very useful to recover from addictions whether they are false stimulants or other substances. It gives trust and confidence to the drained soul. Basil rejuvenates the individual and strengthens their vitality helping them achieve greater balance and health.

For those that are extremely tired both mentally and physically, Basil should be the go-to oil to feel a sense of renewal and restoration.

Blends Well With

Basil blends well with: Bergamot, Cypress, White Fir, Geranium, Helichrysum, Lavender, Lemongrass, Peppermint and Wintergreen.

Don’t Have This Oil?

Depending on your uses for this oil, substitutes may include: Cilantro, Spearmint, Thyme, Rosemary and Wild Orange.

Usage Tips

Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.

Oil information from: “Emotions and Essential Oils: A Modern Resource for Healing” and “The Essential Life”