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46158July Herb of the Month: Basil

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  • yogiguruji
    Jul 29, 2016
      Good Morning!

      July Herb of the Month: Basil 

      Ocimum basilicum is an energizing, tonifying and illuminating culinary herb famous for its versatility in the kitchen! Basil relieves headaches, chest infections, digestive problems, and sore, overworked muscles. Helpful for mental fatigue and stress. Invigorates body, spirit, helps refresh the mind allowing concentration.

      Botanical name: Ocimum basilicum 
      Use: Relieves headaches, chest infections, digestive problems, antispasmodic, sore, overworked muscles. Helpful for mental fatigue and stress. Invigorates body, spirit, helps refresh the mind allowing concentration. 
      Perfume Note: Top
      Blends well with: Lavender, Bergamot, Clary Sage, Geranium, Black Pepper
      Source: flowering herb, leaves 
      Production method: steam distillation 
      Aromatherapy benefits: soothing, energizing, toning, illuminating 
      Aroma type: spicy, camphore-like undertone
      Warning: Do not use Basil during pregnancy, can be a skin irritant. 
      Safety Information: use recommended dilution or less 

      Recipes, ideas and great uses for Basil...


      Andrew Pacholyk MS L.Ac
      http://www.peacefulmind.com/oils.htm
      Therapies for healing
      mind, body, spirit