Basil Therapeutic Grade Oil
Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Pale yellow to amber color liquid with Sweet, spicy, fresh aroma odor.|
|:||Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils|
|:||0.89050 - 0.93500 @ 25°C|
|:||1.47900 - 1.48950 @ 20°C|
|:||> 100 °C|
|:||Linalool, methyl chavicol|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:Therapeutic Grade Basil oil is obtained through hydro distillation from fresh plant material from Ocimum Basillicum. The Basil oil is thin transparent fluid with light yellow to yellow-green color with aroma characteristic of Basil. A native of Africa and Seychelles, it is grown as popular culinary herb and has small white flowers. The essence is distilled from leaves and has light greenish yellow with sweet green overtones. The Basil oil derived is known for intensely fresh, sweet-spicy and vibrant aroma.
CONSTITUENTS:Linalool, (-)-bornyl acetate, eugenol and eucalyptol.
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, clove bud, clary sage, geranium, lemon, lime, hyssop, eucalyptus, juniper, neroli, rosemary, marjoram, melissa and lavender.
COMMON NAMES:Sweet basil, common basi, Winter cherry, Indian ginseng, Ajagandha, Ayamodakam, Kanaje, Samm Al Ferakh.
USES:It is used for inhalation , in baths and for massages. Having both cold & hot qualities, when it is used in bath or is smoothed over the body, it has invigorating effect that is very beneficial for sluggish skin & pepping up circulation. When combined with other oils like Thyme, it also acts as powerful antiseptic. It also finds application for the treatment of migraines, arthritis and paralytic conditions. It is also used to fight intestinal parasites and stimulate liver & pancreas.
THERAPEUTIC PROPERTIES:Therapeutic Grade Basil Oil recommended due to its various therapeutic properties which include - analgesic, antidepressant, antispasmodic, anti-venomous, carminative, digestive, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, insecticide, stomachic, tonic and stimulant.