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Organic Holy Basil Oil

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Product Information

Ocimum tenuiflorum, also known as Ocimum sanctum is called as Tulsi and Holy Basil belongs to the family Lamiaceae.

What is Holy Basil Essential Oil?

Holy Basil has been described as the “Queen of plants” and the “mother of nature” due to its perceived health qualities [1]. It is one of the most valued and holistic herbs used over years in traditional herbalism in India and almost every part of the plant has been found to possess many health benefits. Basil is used in herbal tea or its oil is mixed with other herbs or honey to enhance the health value. Traditionally, it is used to support different ailments including stomach health, upset stomachs, common cold, inflammation, and heart health. Oils extracted from the leaves and inflorescence of Basil may have useful properties, including as expectorants, pain support, vomiting, and fever support; stress support and inflammation relievers; [13, 14]. *

Phytochemical Content

The essential oil from basil contains high concentrations of linalool and methyl chavicol (estragole), in a ratio of about 3:1. Other constituents include 1, 8-cineole, eugenol, and myrcene, among others. The clove scent of sweet basil is derived from eugenol. The aroma profile of basil includes 1, 8-cineole and methyl eugenol.

Suggest Usage / Dosage

Internal Use - 100% pure therapeutic grade about 5 to 10 drops of oil is taken in water or honey or fruit juice twice a day.

Topical Use ~ 5 drops for headaches, cold, wound infection, steam inhalation along with eucalyptus oil, and Ayurvedic bathe.

Ideal Storage Conditions

Use a sealed container to store this product in a cool, dry place. Keep away from direct light and moisture. Once the package is opened, it must be re-sealed and used within 6 months.

Shelf Life

Two years from date of manufacture.

References

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  2. Hugar, Shivayogi et al. “An in Vitro Comparative Evaluation of Efficacy of Disinfecting Ability of Garlic Oil, Neem Oil, Clove Oil, and Tulsi Oil with Autoclaving on Endodontic K Files Tested against Enterococcus Faecalis.” International Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry 10.3 (2017): 283–288. PMC. Web. 23 Jan. 2018.
  3. Health benefits of Holy Basil-Tulsi. [Last accessed on 2011 Nov 20]. Available from: http://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/herbs-and-spices/health-benefits-of-holy-basil-tulsi.html .
  4. Sharma, Kunal et al. “Therapeutic Evaluation of ‘Ayush Tulsi Jiwan Plus’ Oil for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain Relief.” Ayu 36.4 (2015): 387–396. PMC. Web. 23 Jan. 2018.
  5. Shamsher AA, Charoo NA, Rahman Z, Pillai KK, Kohli K. Tulsi oil as a potential penetration enhancer for ceIecoxib transdermal gel formulations. Pharm Dev Technol. 2014;19(1):21-30. doi:10.3109/10837450.2012.751403.
  6. Khan, Amber et al., Antifungal activities of Ocimum sanctum essential oil and its lead molecules.Nat Prod Commun. 2010 Feb;5(2):345-9.
  7. Charoo NA, Shamsher AAA, Kohli K, Pillai K, Rahman Z. Improvement in bioavailability of transdermally applied Flur**profen using tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) and turpentine oil. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2008;65(2):300-307. doi:10.1016/j.colsurfb.2008.05.001.
  8. Saini A, Sharma S, Chhibber S. Induction of resistance to respiratory tract infection with Klebsiella pneumoniae in mice fed on a diet supplemented with tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) and clove (Syzgium aromaticum) oils. J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2009;42(2):107-113.
  9. Singh S, Taneja M, Majumdar DK. Biological activities of Ocimum sanctum L. fixed oil--an overview. Indian J Exp Biol. 2007;45(5):403-412.
  10. Singh S & Majumdar D K, Antiinflammatory and antipyretic activities of Ocimum sanctum fixed oil, Int J Pharmacog, 33(1995) 288.
  11. Rainsford K D, The effects of 5-lipoxygenase inhibitors and leukotriene antagonists on the development of gastric lesions induced by healthh products in mice, Agents Actions, 21 (1987) 316.
  12. Gupta S, Mediratta P K, Singh S, Sharma K K & Shukla R, Antidiabetic, anticholesterolaemic and antioxidant effect of O. sanctum (Linn) seed oil, Indian J Exp Biol,44 (2006) 300.
  13. Singh V., Amdekar S., Verma O. (2010). Ocimum Sanctum (tulsi): Bio-pharmacological Activities. WebmedCentral Pharmacol. 1:WMC001046 10.9754/journal.wmc.2010.001046
  14. Ocimum sanctum Linn. A reservoir plant for therapeutic applications: An overview.Pattanayak P, Behera P, Das D, Panda SK. Pharmacogn Rev. 2010 Jan; 4(7):95-105.
* Individual results may vary from person to person.