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Basil Holy basil is detoxifying for the face, promotes hair regrowth, relieves insect bites. Latin name: Ocimum sanctum Family: Lamiaceae Parts of the plant used: Leaves Cultivation: Organic Appearance: greenish to brownish Packaging: Canada For well-being and health: Antiseptic, calming, tonic Indications: Itchy skin, dandruff, oily hair Cosmetics Massage oil How to use Dosage: Up to 100% Solubility: Insoluble in water, insoluble in oil. How to make your macerate for your cosmetics: The oily macerate Place the quantity of holy basil leaves you want in a Mason jar and cover with a vegetable oil of your choice. Close the jar and leave to macerate in the dark for at least 12 weeks, shaking occasionally. Filter using a coffee filter or cheesecloth and collect the liquid which you can then keep in a previously disinfected airtight container, such as a 500 ml amber glass bottle. Then use in the oily phase of your preparations. This product is stable and can be stored for several months away from light and heat. Storage Store in an airtight container and close the lid tightly after each use. Store in a cool, dry place away from moisture and light. Can be stored for up to 2 years in optimal conditions when dried, 24 hours in infusion/decoction, 6 to 7 years in oil if the plants are dried beforehand, while fresh plants in oil have a shelf life shorter life, 1 to 2 years. Mother tinctures in alcohol can be kept for 7 to 10 years and medicinal vinegars for 5 to 7 years if the acetic acid level is 8% or 9%, but between 6 months and 3 years if the acetic acid level is only 5%. Maceration in glycerin can be kept for 1 to 2 years. Precautions Keep out of the reach of children Observe recommended dosages External use only May reduce the effectiveness of the following medications: anticoagulants, anti-inflammatories and diuretics I recommend that you consult a qualified healthcare professional before using any products herbal medicine, especially if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or taking any medication.

Holy Basil | Organic

SKU: H0045
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