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Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||pale greenish-yellow in color with sweet, spicy, herbaceous and slightly campherous odor|
|:||Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils|
|:||0.930 – 0.960@ 25°C|
|:||-15° to -5°|
|:||1.488 – 1.510 @ 20°C|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:In Greek its name means 'royal remedy' or 'king'. In the 16th century, powdered basil was used to treat migraines and chest infections. It is a pale yellow to clear oil having an intensely fresh, sweet-spicy herbaceous and a vibrant aroma. This annual herb belongs to the mint family and is an erect, erbaceous, much branched, soft hairy plant. These herbs are organically cultivated and are "Indian Organic Certified".
CONSTITUENTS:The oil contains various chemical compounds that include a-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, limonene, myrcene, cis-ocimene, camphor, methyl chavicol, linalool, y-terpineol, citronellol, geraniol, methyl cinnamate and eugenol.
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:This essential oil blends well with Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Fennel, Ginger, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Neroli and Verbena.
COMMON NAMES:Basil, Tulsi, Tulasi
USES:Known for its medicinal properties, this oil is considered an excellent tonic for the treatment of nervous disorders and stress related headaches, migraines and allergies. It helps to clear the mind and is beneficial in relieving intellectual fatigue, while giving clarity and mental strength. This essential oil helps in relieving gout by minimizing uric acid in the blood.
CERTIFICATION:Indian Certified Organic (ICO) and Department of Agriculture.