DERMATOLOGIC: Insects bites and stings (mosquitoes and wasps), insect repellent.
CIRCULATION, MUSCLES AND ARTICULATIONS: Gout, algies, muscle pain, rheumatic disorders.
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM: Bronchitis, cough, otitis, sinusistis.
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM: Dyspepsia, flatulence, nausea.
GENITOURINARY SYSTEM: Cramps, scant menstruation.
NERVOUS SYSTEM: Anxiety, depression, weariness, insomnia, migraine, nervous tension: "Basil is an excellent aromatic nerve tonic, maybe the best one. It sets the mind free, relieves the mental fatigue, strengthens and clarifies thoughts".1
1Maury M., Guide to Aromatherapy
Texts taken from:
Julia Lawless, Encyclopedia of Essential Oils, Ed. Tecniche Nuove, 1993
Piergiorgio Chiereghin, Farmacia verde manuale di fitoterapia, Ed. Edagricole, 2011
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