An annual herb, that reaches a height between 40 - 80cm when mature. The colour of the leaves and flowers vary from country grown, due to climatic and agricultural conditions. Basil Sweet is higher in linalool than traditional Basil, and is considered a gentler oil with the sweetest and finest of all Basil oils.
Essential oil cells are located underneath the broad leaves and in the flowering tops. CT Linalool - This plant is tonifying and supports the digestive system to relief occasional gas and bloating. It has been used for irritability and wellness. Traditionally prescribed for melancholy.
Uplifting effect on the mind and body. It is useful for fatigued minds and helpful for clarity and concentration of thought whilst studying or working. Basil is also known for its strong effect on the digestive and respiratory systems, being particularly useful for congestion, sinus, headaches, colds and coughing, as well as easing muscular aches and pains. Can reduce menstrual cramps.
Blends well with : Bergamot, Clary Sage, Frankincense, Geranium, Lavender, Orange Sweet, Palmarosa, Peppermint, Pine and Rosemary.