Basil (greek “basilikon” = “king”) is the royal oil to strengthen mind and heart and to reinforce resistance against infectious disease. Its nature is purifying and energizing, helpful in cases of fever, cold, flu and pulmonary infections. Basil clears excessive mucus in the lungs and sinuses, improves the absorbing quality of the bowels thereby helping digestion and strengthens the nervous system.
Its capability to improve memory and sharpen the mind is praised in Inma since old. Tulsi or Holy Basil is linked to devotion and protection of the Divine. According to Ayurveda, it strengthens the connection between the heart and the mind. It is devoted to Krishna, the god of love and compassion. Basil’s neuro-regulating properties make it a choice oil against asthenia, nervous disorders, stress and anxieties. A warrior king with the gait of peace.