Basil Sweet Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum
Plant Part: Leaves & flowers
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: An annual Herb, Basil grows 8-20 in, and when in bloom the purple- white flowers appear in clusters, framed by oval pointed green leaves.
Color: Golden yellow with some green tone
Aroma Strength: Strong
Aromatic Scent: Clear, herbaceous and light refreshing with a faint balsamic woody backnote and a lasting sweetness.
History: In Greek its name means ‘royal remedy’ or ‘king’. Beloved culinary plant of Indian, Asian and Mediterranean countries.
Cautions: May irritate sensitive skin. Do not use during pregnancy.