Basil Sweet Essential Oil
- About The Oil
Basil is known as an age old herb, used for centuries in Mediterranean and Eastern cooking. The essential oil extracted from Basil is best known for it's ability to help calm and focus the mind. Useful for easing tension in the head and neck, Basil essential oil has a combination of warm, spicy and herbal aroma's.
The high linalool content within the oil makes the oil extremely relaxing and can help relax during the day or even before bed.
Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum, ct. Estragole
Methyl chavicol (estragole): 73.06%
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: This is almost colorless to a pale amber colour with a thin consistency.
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.
Possible skin sensitivity. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor's care, consult your physician. Dilute before use; for external use only. Contact with eyes should be avoided.