With roots in the mint family, Basil’s pungent-yet-sweet green leaves are prominently used in a plethora of mouth-watering
With roots in the mint family, Basil’s pungent-yet-sweet green leaves are prominently used in a plethora of mouth-watering Italian dishes. Considered the "king of herbs" by foodies, this annual plant grows to be 1-4 feet tall and bursts with silky foliage that begs to be snipped. In warm summer months, perky pots of basil are commonly seen outdoors, but it can flourish inside as well. Right before its delicate white flowers emerge, the essential oil contained in the leaves is at its peak.
Add 5-10 drops to hot bath water
Sprinkle 5-10 drops into the shower steam before stepping in
8-10 drops of essential oil per 1 ounce of carrier oil
Inhale directly or use with a burner or diffuser
This oil can be used in your homemade candles, soaps and other body care products