Basil, holy,

Basil, holy, organic India

100% pure and natural essential oil

Botanical name: Ocimum tenuiflorum

Plant Part: aerial parts

Extraction method: steam distilled

Origin: India


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Crop type: 
Certified organic culture
Very pale yellow to colorless liquid
Herbaceous typical odor
Oil Properties: 
Oil Recommendations: 
Ocimum tenuiflorum
Product code: EAB624426

Cautions and warnings:
Do not use pure essential oils. Essential oils are diluted in a vegetable oil when applied to the skin. Carry out a skin tolerance test in the crook of your elbow and wait 48 hours before using the oil on the skin. Do not use the essential oil if you notice a reaction such as redness, itching or stinging.
Keep out of reach of children.
If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center.
Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Essential oils should not be applied to the eyes, the eye contour area, neither into the ears. In case of contact, apply a plenty of vegetable oil and take promptly medical advice.
If symptoms persist or worsen when using essential oil, consult a health care practitioner.
If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.
Avoid exposure of applied area(s) to the sun.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use essential oils.
Known adverse reactions:
If you experience nausea, dizziness, headache or an allergic reaction, discontinue use.
Store in airtight, light-resistant container at room temperature.
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Words by Mikaël

Hindus has used it for centuries in medicine: it is considered sacred, and was found planted around temples and graves.

It has been used to treat poisonous snake and insect bites.

This member of the mint family has a slightly licorice aroma.

Sweet basil is an antidepressant, is antiseptic and antispasmodic.

Good for the skin, it can be used topically for insect bites (in association with spike lavender), and for relief of muscular aches and pains.

It also helps relieve indecisionand doubts, lack of direction.

It brightens moods, strengthen the nervous system, improves mental clarity and memory, also relieves headache and sinusitis.

Words by Anny Schneider

This Holy Basil (also called Tulsi), is considered a sacred herb in India, where it is drunk as an herbal tea, or added in several recipes.

Diluted in a plant based oil, it is applied on the nerve plexuses close to the source of imbalance, it then calms, decongests and soothes the nerve and muscular pains.

Origin of this essential oil

This organic essential oil of holy basil from India is steam distilled from the leaves of the plant.

Suggestions for use

HE is a repellent against Aedea aegypti (which is the main vector of dengue fever, Zika virus infection, chikungunya and yellow fever) according to Tawatsin A, Asavadachanukorn P, Thavara U, Wongsinkongman P, Bansidhi J , Boonruad T, Chavalittumrong P, Soonthornchareonnon N, Komalamisra N, Mulla MS. Repellency of essential oils extracted from plants in Thailand against four mosquito vectors (Diptera: Culicidae) and oviposition deterrent effects against Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2006 Sep;37(5):915-31.


Keep away from children, air, heat and light.


Risque d'allergies potentielles.

Éviter chez la femme enceinte.

More information

In India, the tulsi is placed as an offering to the protective god Vishnu, and to the savior god Krishna, it is supposed to protect the dead in the other world.

In Thailand, it is grown near Buddhist temples.


Main components of essential oil

  • Phenol: eugenol 50% and methyl-eugenol
  • Sesquiterpenes: beta-caryophyllene 30 to 35%, alpha-humulene, alpha-copaene, delta-cadinene
  • Monoterpenes: alpha-pinene, limonene (in small amounts)
  • Monoterpenols: geraniol, citronellol, borneol (in small quantities)
  • Sesquiterpenols: elemol, alpha-cadinol, gamma-eudesmol (in small quantities)
  • Phenol methyl ether: estragole (in small quantities)
  • Aldehydes: geranial, neral (in small quantities)
  • Oxide: 1,8-cineole (in small quantities)


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* L’aromathérapie énergétique - Lydia Bosson

* L’aromathérapie exactement - Pierre Franchomme, Roger Jolis et Daniel Pénoël

* L’aromathérapie, Se soigner par les huiles essentielles - Dr Valnet


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