Ocimum tenuiflorum, also known as Holy Basil or Tulsi, is an aromatic herb in the basil family. It has a lightly spicy aroma with herbaceous overtones. In Ayurvedic practices is this plant is favored by Vishnu and is said by some to be an earthly embodiment of his companion Lakshmi. This herb has been organically grown, harvested and steam distilled by Essential Essence Aromatherapy Oils. All equipment and packaging has been carefully sterilized before use.
Holy basil hydrosol can be used as a spray to clear the energy of your living or working space. Energetically it is very cleansing and encourages a calm state of mind, offering support in times where confidence is lacking. This hydrosol can be safely used as a cleansing face or body mist, as an aftershave or instead of water in your diffuser. This hydrosol and blends well with rosemary and thyme. It also combines well with small amounts of spicy essential oils including cinnamon, nutmeg and black pepper. Holy basil use should be avoided during pregnancy and lactation. Otherwise there are no reports of contraindications or side effects when used properly.