Escentia Basil oil (11ml)
PROPERTIES - May help with the following...
Nerve tonic. Sharpen senses and concentration. Calm hysteria and uplift low mood.
Headaches especially migraine. Claimed to get rid of nasal polyps and earache. Could reduce allergies due to its effect on the adrenal cortex.
Often used for sinus congestion, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, flu and whooping cough.
Imitate the oestrogen hormone so may be useful with menstrual problems. (May give rapid expulsion of the afterbirth.)
Wasp and insect bites.
May help to minimise uric acid levels and so relieve gout.
Refreshing tonic action. May help to control acne.
CAUTIONS: Always read labels and use responsibly.
Often contains a high percentage of Methyl Chavicol, which imparts 'anisic' notes. Avoid in pregnancy - Emmenagogue.