29 Ways to Use Basil Essential Oil

29 Ways to Use Basil Essential Oil

Addiction
Diffuse, apply over heart and solar plexus, or inhale from the bottle as desired. 

Adrenal Fatigue
Massage one drop of oil and three drops of coconut oil into the feet or over the adrenals nightly. 

Amenorrhea (Absence of a Menstrual Cycle)
Apply basil essential oils as directed above to the ankles and heels of the feet and over the lower abdomen. 

Anxiety
Use aromatically by diffusing or inhaling from the bottle or cupped hands as desired. 

Autism
Massage one drop of oil and three drops of coconut oil into the feet nightly. 

Insect or Bee Bites/Stings
Dilute the basil essential oils with three drops of carrier oil and massage into the bites as needed. 

Bronchitis
Diffuse the oil throughout the room or home, add a 1-2 drops to a steam tent or bath and massage into the chest. 

Bursitis
Massage into the areas of inflammation and pain. Yes, it’ll make you hungry for caprese. 

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Dilute with 3 drops of coconut oil and apply to the affected area. Massage toward the shoulder, putting moderate pressure along the tendons and muscles as if “stripping”. 

Chronic Fatigue
Use basil essential oils topically on the feet or by diffusing them aromatically. 

Cooking
Add 1-3 drops to a sauce or water.

Cramps (Abdominal)
Can be taken internally (such as within capsules) or massages into the inflicted area. 

Cuts
Use to prevent infection by diluting and applying to the area. 

Earache
Dilute one drop of basil essential oils with 3 drop of carrier oil and massage behind, over and around the ear. Alternately, you can drop a couple drops on a cotton ball and place over the ear. Do not use essential oils IN the ear.

Fear
Use aromatically or massage over solar plexus and heart as needed. 

Greasy/Oily Hair
Add a drop to your shampoo or mix with baking soda, water and apple cider vinegar and shampoo as normal. 

Healing
Use topically, on the base of the feet or over the area of concern when indicated. 

Hiatal Hernia
Gently massage topically over the area. 

Incisional Hernia
Gently massage topically over or around the area. 

Induce Sweating
Use with or without dilution depending on your skin sensitivity to help cleanse the lymphatic system. 

Infertility
Diffuse throughout the home for 20 minutes a day and apply topically around the reflex points of the ankles and feet and over the reproductive organs. 

Lactation (Increasing)
Massage a single drop into the breasts, always moving toward the lymphs under the arms. 

Mental Fatigue
Diffuse aromatically to uplift and stimulate the senses, or massage into the toes and feet. 

Migraines
Diffuse aromatically to relief pain or massage into the temples, base of neck and over the areas of pain. 

Mouth Ulcers
Add a drop to water and rinse the mouth 1-3 times a day as indicated. You might also consider adding a drop of lemon essential oil.

Muscle Spasms
Massage into the inflicted area.

Muscular Dystrophy
Massage topically over the body, and into the reflex points of the feet.

Nervousness
Inhale from the bottle, or place a drop in the palms of your hands, cup over nose and moth and breathe naturally for several minutes. 

Olfactory Loss (Sense of Smell)
Use aromatically by sniffing the bottle, diffusing, etc as well as topically over the reflex points and over the sinuses (be careful to avoid the eyes and test for sensitivity first). 

Snake Bites
Dilute lightly and gently apply to the area. But see a doctor first!

Spider Bites
Apply a single drop the area (dilute for sensitive skin). 

Transition in Labor
Massage into the lower back and into the reflex points of the feet during labor transition. 

Viral Hepatitis
Use aromatically by diffusing or inhaling when indicated, and massage into the feet and over the body. 

Wounds
When indicated, gently apply to the area of concern or over the reflex points for the feet and hands.

Other possible uses include: any respiratory, digestive and kidney issues, fevers, epidemics, malaria, liver and gallbladder problems, menstrual regulation, anxiety and depression, chills, colds, fainting, insect repellant, memory and alertness, nasal inflammation, hiccups and more.

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