Basil EO

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Have just been reading about basil EO in soap and want to try it. I'm usually a fo sort of soap girl, but I happen to have some. Do you use it straight or in a blend. Someone said not too much- less than the max amount? Does it fade? Thanks all!
 

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The herbaceous aroma of basil EO in soap suits many people, especially in places where basil is considered ‘holy’. Saw a simple recipe with dried basil leaves, basil essential oil, olive oil, coconut oil and castor oil. Fingers crossed.
 

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Saw a simple recipe with dried basil leaves, basil essential oil, olive oil, coconut oil and castor oil. Fingers crossed.
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I have my basil EO now but am a bit scared to use because I reckon it smells a bit like weed. I've put a hint of it in a few herbal blends but I think I would like it a bit less 'herbal' and more 'energetic/fruity' if anyone can help out with a good blend suggestion?
 
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