Basil has a warm, spicy, yet herbal aroma known to provide feeling of calm and centeredness. Basil provides great benefits to both the mind and body due to its high linalool content, making it an ideal application to help reduce feelings of tension when applied to the temples and back of the neck. Commonly used in cooking, Basil adds a fresh, herbal flavour to meats, pastas, and entrée dishes.
- A versatile flavouring component widely used across the world in a variety of dishes.
- Incredibly pungent fragrance and flavour when used in cooking, allowing the user to make a little go a long way.
- Herbaceous flavour ideal for soups, salads and seasoning for savoury recipes.
- Add to your favourite Italian dishes for a refreshing, herbal taste.
- Where a savoury dish requires dry basil, swap the herb for Basil essential oil for more flavour.
- Use Basil oil in salads, soups, and to season meats or savoury dishes with an earthy, herby flavour.
- Add a drop of Basil oil into vinaigrettes and sauces; drizzle over freshly baked bread or to complete an entrée.
Cooking with Basil Essential Oil
From creamy pastas to your favourite orzotto, don’t forget to add a herbal kick by incorporating Basil oil into Italian cuisine. By simply adding one drop of Basil oil to your meal you can create a tasty and refreshing culinary masterpiece. Keep a bottle of Basil oil in the kitchen to usewhenever you want to add this flavourful herb to any meal.
Directions for Use
Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of choice.
Food additive use: Dilute one drop in 125 ml of liquid.
Topical use: For massage, mix 5 drops with 10 ml carrier oil. For bath, mix 5 drops with 5 ml carrier oil. For perfuming, mix 1 drop to 10 drops carrier oil.
Possible skin sensitivity. 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.