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Saturday, February 17, 2007 Aromatherapy - Essential Oils - Today's Essential Oil is Basil

Basil Essential Oil is Today's Essential Oil of the Day!
(Please note: a skin test should always be done before using any essential oil, to ensure that you're not sensitive or allergic to it.)

Ways to Use Basil Essential Oil: Possible Uses: Bronchitis, colds, coughs, exhaustion, flatulence, flu, gout, insect bites, insect repellent, muscle aches, rheumatism, sinusitis.

Safety Information: Safety Information: Use sparingly with caution. High doses may be carcinogenic due to its methyl chavicol content. Avoid in cases of liver problems. [Robert Tisserand, Essential Oil Safety (United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone, 1995), 120.]

Avoid during pregnancy

If you have any more tips on how to use basil essential oil, please email them to me at

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