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Basil (Ocimum basilicum) Essential Oil

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Basil Essential Oil

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Botanical binomial: Ocimum basilicum

Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

Other names: Sweet basil

Country of Origin: India

Part of plant used in production: Flowering top and leaf

Methods of production: Steam Distillation

Description: A tender annual herb with dark green, ovate leaves and a powerful aromatic scent.

Characteristics: A colourless to pale yellow essential oil with a pleasantly sweet, refreshingly herbaceous odour.

Properties: Analgesic, antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, cephalic, diaphoretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, nervine, sudoforic.

Constituents: Linalool, methyl chavicol and small amounts of eugenol, limonene and citronellol.

Uses: Basil oil is said to stimulate the mind, giving it strength and clarity. It is good for the respiratory system, for the relief of sinus congestion, asthma, bronchitis, influenza, and whooping coughs. It supports the bodies yang energy.

In Ayurvedic medicine, basil opens the heart and mind, bestowing the energy of love and devotion.

Safety: Avoid use during pregnancy. For external use only. Should be diluted (to 4%) prior to skin application. Avoid contact with eyes and mouth. May cause skin irritation for some individuals, a skin patch test is recommended prior to use.


Returns and exchanges are accepted within 15 days of delivery. Please contact us within 15 days of delivery if you would like to return or exchange any of the items in your order. You must contact us before shipping your order back. Delivery date is determined by the date your tracking information says it was delivered.

We are able to accept unopened/unused items for return within 15 days of being shipped that have their original label, and safety seal intact. Once a product has been opened or altered in any way it cannot be returned. Sale, sample, or discounted items are not eligible for return. All returns need to be approved by management.

If the item you would like to return meets our requirements, please contact us at storemanager@plantspower.ca. A representative will followup with you.

When returning a item, please ensure that it is packaged with the same care it arrived to you. In the event that the return item arrives to us damaged we will not be able to provide any refund.

We do not refund shipping. You will be responsible for the cost of return postage. We require that you provide a tracking number for all return items.

Once your return arrives to our warehouse and the item has been assessed, you will receive an email notification through our online store that a refund has been issued.

PLEASE NOTE: All returns are subject to a restocking fee of $10.00 or 20%, whichever is a greater amount.

Customer satisfaction is of the utmost importance to us. Should you have any problem with your order, please contact us at storemanager@plantspower.ca. A representative will follow up with you.
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