Essential oil of basil is used as digestive tonic to relieve nausea, vomiting, flatulences or colitis. For those which are sensitive to transport, essential oil of basil can may rapidly apply.
Antispasmodic, it can be effective in the cases of digestive or muscular spasms or to calm the menstrual pain or headaches.
Essential oil for well-being, it relieves insomnia and anxiety. apply on the solar plexus or along the vertebral column, basil essential oil comforts and calms.
It’s also known for its antibacterial action.
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