What Makes Basil Anti Inflammatory

What Makes Basil Anti Inflammatory

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A common herb in many of our kitchens holds a secret power - basil's anti-inflammatory properties are graciously (and fragrantly) bestowed upon us. Its vibrant green leaves are not just a source of invigorating aroma and flavor but also a force against inflammation-related ailments. So, what gives basil this remarkable anti-inflammatory property? Let's delve into the science behind this culinary herb and discover how it works to support our health and well-being.

 Did you know that Sweet Basil can be just as calming as Lavender?  Miracle Botanicals Sweet Basil ct. Linalool Essential Oil is a “Blast of Basil” that can help you find peace and focus, and relieve inflammation too!

basil anti inflammatory miracle botanicalsPicture a superhero, incognito among your kitchen herbs – presenting Sweet Basil Essential Oil! This unassuming herb is brimming with linalool, a compound that rhythmically waltzes with Rosemary and Lavender oils. This variant of basil oil might seem milder than its siblings, but don't be deceived – it’s a potent anti-inflammatory powerhouse.

Sweet Basil (Ocimum Basilcum) has had quite the journey, from Mexico to Egypt, all the way to Thailand. It's graced traditional dishes, calming teas, and time-honored herbal remedies across the globe. But in the modern world, it often humbly steps back for lavender to take the limelight, despite its stellar anti-inflammatory credentials.

Inhaling Sweet Basil Essential Oil is like plunging headfirst into a flourishing summer garden – aromatic, a touch sweet, and subtly spicy. It's renowned in aromatherapy for unknotting tension, pacifying upset stomachs, and above all, flexing its mighty anti-inflammatory muscles. This essential oil is like high-frequency plant magic. It sends messages to your mind, directing energy through your brain's limbic system - the emotional command center of your body - nudging it into a state of serene relaxation. All while working joyously to reduce inflammation, adjust your blood pressure, breathing, heart rate, stress levels, and even giving your immune function a friendly boost!

In the theatre of Alternative Medicine, Sweet Basil takes the leading role in soothing when face with acne, anxiety, bronchitis, colds, coughs, depression, fatigue, gout, indigestion, and sinusitis - many of which can be linked to inflammation. It also moonlights as a mood elevator, alertness enhancer, and a muscle ache soother, thanks in part to its incredible anti-inflammatory properties.

So, let's give a standing ovation to Sweet Basil - the unsung anti-inflammatory SuperHero of Essential Oils!

Basil (Sweet) Essential Oil ct. Linalool (Ocimum Basilicum)

Basil (Sweet) Essential Oil ct. Linalool (Ocimum Basilicum)


Botanical Name: Ocimum Basilicum Plant Part: Leaves Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled Country of Origin: USA Color/Consistency: Pale Yellow Color With Thin Consistency Aroma: Herbaceous, Spicy, Sweet Perfumery Note: Top Main Chemical Components: Linalool (69.28%), 1,8-Cineole (8.46%) … read more

Make Your Own Basil Anti-Inflammatory Recipes

Sweet Basil Acne Face Wash

Mix in a 2 oz small spray jar.  Spritz on face morning and night.

Focus Support Diffuser Blend

Add to a diffuser or put on a cotton ball and enjoy the uplifting scent and clarity!

Calming Throat Spray

Mix with 1 tbsp honey and fill a 2 oz spray bottle with spring water.  Shake well and spray whenever you have a sore, scratchy throat!

Sweet Basil Essential Oil can pack a solid medicinal punch as well as a strong assist to mental clarity and the battle against inflammation!  Are you feeling called to receive a blast of Basil?  Order your Sweet Basil Essential Oil today and be an anti-inflammatory SuperHero!

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