Endowed with a refreshing citrus scent and numerous beneficial qualities, Lemon Basil Essential Oil can be used for both culinary, and holistic purposes.
This species of the basil plant has many nutrients including iron, calcium, magnesium and vitamin A. In many Asian and Mediterranean cultures, Lemon Basil is used to spice up culinary dishes, however its true power lies in medicinal uses.
In the ancient Ayurveda tradition, this substance is prescribed to alleviate cough, indigestion, and a variety of skin diseases. When applied topically, it can reduce the appearance of various acne symptoms.
At Nairian we grow our own lemon basil and get its essential oil via steam-distillation. Through our lab’s research we’ve found that our Lemon Basil essential oil has strong antioxidant and antibacterial properties.