Basil Essential Oil
Basil Essential Oil
Basil Essential Oil
Basil Essential Oil

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Basil Essential Oil


Certifications: Organic. Kosher. Vegan. Kid Friendly

Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum L.

Main Constituents:

Methyl chavicol: 73.78%

Linalool: 20.6%

Plant Part: Leaves

Origin: India

Processing Method: Steam Distilled

Description / Color / Consistency: Thin consistency. Pale amber color

Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: Basil has a sweet, spicy, fresh scent with a faint balsamic woody back note and a lasting sweetness that makes for a strong top note.

Blends With: Bergamot; camphor; eucalyptus; fennel; geranium; hyssop; lavender; pine; rosemary, neroli, clove, and lime

Product Abstract: Basil is now widely cultivated throughout Europe, Mediterranean region; Pacific Islands and North and South America. Basil is derived from the Latin word basilisea; meaning royal and basileum meaning king. It has been used and respected since ancient times in rituals to honor goddesses and anoint kings. It is also widely used in India in Ayurvedic medicine as well as extensively in the food industry

Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.