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Pour A drop of basil essential oil and 2 drops of green mandarin oil on a handkerchief and breathe for 10 minutes at bedtime. Recipe for adults only.
Digestion and aerophagia
For adult use, mix 1 drop of basil essential oil and 1 drop of peppermint essential oil in 10 drops of sweet almond vegetable oil. Massage the stomach with this mixture twice a day, in case of digestive disorders. Recipe for adults only.
Massage the lower abdomen with 2 drops of basil essential oil diluted in a little macadamia vegetable oil, repeat if necessary. Recipe for adults only.
CULTIVATION AND PRODUCTION
EXTRACTION AND YIELD
Precautions for use
Do not use in: pregnant or breast-feeding women, children under the age of twelve years, persons whose professional activity requires vigilance, persons allergic to one of the components (linalool, geranial or neral), persons with asthma without the advice of an allergologist before the first use.
It suffered from homonymy in Antiquity. Pliny who recommended it against epilepsy, confused it with the fabulous serpent, basilisk, and stated that if one placed pieces of the plant under a stone exposed to the sun this formidable reptile will eventually come out. He assigned to basil numerous properties and aphrodisiac qualities: "it is for this reason that it is introduced in the vulva of jennies at mating time". Basil is always presented as an ornamental and medicinal plant in the West. The Italian Mattioli, physician and botanist, observed in the 16th century: "There are few gardens or windows which are not covered with basil in wooden crates or terracotta pots. "In India, where mysticism goes hand in hand with gastronomy, the plant is dedicated to the wife of Vishnu and has a religious status.
The properties, benefits and method of use are given for information; they cannot in any case constitute or replace medical information that only health professionals can provide. For any use of essential oils for therapeutic purposes, please consult your GP or pharmacist.