Basil Details

Botanical Name: Ocimum Basilicum

Also known as Basil oil, sweet ct. linalool

Country of Origin: Egypt

Plant Part: Leaf

Method: Steam Distilled

Class: Monoterpenol

Fragrance: herbal, licorice-like, spicy

Blends Well With: bergamot, citronella, clary sage, frankincense, geranium, lavender, mandarin, orange, rosemary, tangerine

Aromatherapeutic Uses: muscular aches and pains, respiratory disorders, scanty menstruation, colds and flu, mental fatigue, anxiety, depression.

Cautions: Moderately toxic. Avoid during pregnancy or if history of high blood pressure. May irritate sensitive skin. Avoid if prone to seizures. Dilute well before use.

Flashpoint: 82.2° C.