Within aromatherapy and holistic applications, Organic Basil ct Methyl Chavicol Essential Oil, Ocimum basilicum, is highly regarded for its ability to help calm the nerves, ease feelings of discouragement and assist with fatigue. Organic Basil ct Methyl Chavicol Essential Oil increases alertness and aids in concentration. The ct Methyl Chavicol chemotype is best suited for use in soap making, diffusion and room fragrancing applications.
Organic Basil ct Methyl Chavicol Essential Oil should be avoided in formulations intended for pregnant women or those with seizures. Use extreme care when including Organic Basil Essential Oil in topical applications. Due to the significant content of Methyl Chavicol contained within the oil, use Basil Essential Oil at no more than 0.005% - 0.1% in leave-on topical applications as recommended by IFRA and Essential Oil Safety (Edition 2) by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young.