In the 16th century. Basil Essential Oil was used for respiratory, digestive troubles, fevers and snake bites. People inhaled the powdered leaves for migraines and chest infections. Now the most interesting [ast of its historical use was that women wore it on their clothing to attract the best mate! Now that’s a powerful and essential oil!
This oil is especially good for muscle problems. If you struggle with menstrual cramps use on lower abdomen, heels, or ankles. If you get a Charlie horse or muscle spasm use a couple of drops and rub directly on the area. Some have experienced more toned muscles with regular use.
Adrenal Fatigue, Chronic Fatigue, Mental Fatigue-
Take three drops of coconut oil mixed in with one drop of basil oil and use every night on the bottom of your feet. As a mental stimulant it provides energy and also quiets nerves.
Bursitis/ inflammation –
It has anti-inflammatory properties and quiets muscle attachments. Use on areas of pain or inflammation.
Carpal Tunnel –
Mix one or two deops of basil oil with three drops of coconut oil and apply directly to the area of pain.. Applying pressure along the muscles and tendons csan further the oil’s effects.
Mix 1-3 drops of this oil well into your favorite sauce. This is handy when you do not happen to have any fresh basil available.
Since this oil has anticeptic, antiviral and antibacterial properties, it is helpful in cleaning and the healing of miner guts and scratches. Mix one drop in with vegetable or coconut oil and apply directly on cut for infection prevention.
Lost Sense of Smell –
Inhale bottle fumes or diffuse to produce an aroma.
As an anti=inflammatory, this is one of the longest historical uses of this special oil. Use on areas of pain, the base of the neck, and the temples. Diffusing this oil or placing a few drops on your people can also be effectivel
Schmidt’s Syndrome –
Use every day on bottom of feet.
Snake and Spider Bites-
The anti inflammatory, antiviral and antibacterial properties of this oil give it strength in helping with the consequences of bites. Apply one drop on bite. Dilute for use wth sensitive skin.
Viral Hepatitis –
This is only one of the viral infections on which this oil has been shown to have effect. Apply to the bottom of your feet. Inhaling from the bottle or diffusing it can also be affective. You can also place one to two drops on your pillow before you sleep.