Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum, ct. Estragole
Methyl chavicol (estragole): 73.06%
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Basil is used to relieve water retention, high blood pressure, fevers, coughs and digestive system problems.
CIRCULATORY: arthritis/rheumatism, poor circulation.
DIGESTIVE: dyspepsia/indigestion, flatulence/gas, heartburn, intestinal spasm, nausea, poor appetite.
IMMUNE: colds, earache, fever, herpes (cold sore), influenza, shingles. LIMBIC: depression, insomnia, mental fatigue.
MUSCULAR: aches, pains.
NERVOUS: anxiety, fatigue, headache/migraine, hiccups.
REPRODUCTIVE: poor adrenal function, cramping, menstrual pain.
RESPIRATORY: bronchitis, chest infection, head cold, rattly/spasmodic cough, sinus congestion, whooping cough. SKIN: abrasions, acne, athlete's foot (and other fungal infections), bites/stings, fungal infections.