Basil (Large Leaf) Essential Oil (Ocimum basilicum)

Basil (Large Leaf) Essential Oil (Ocimum basilicum)

  • Product Code: EO 013
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  • £6.95

Basil (Large Leaf) Essential Oil

Latin Name: Ocimum basilicum

Source: France 

Part of plant: Plant

Grade: Pure & Natural

Chemical Components:  linalol, eugenol Ϯ cadinol, 1,8-cineole,isobornyl acetate, methylchavicol (<2%), terpinen-4-ol, trans-ocimene

Aroma Character:  Sweet & spicy, Slight green woody undertone,course herbaceous, slightly camphorous reminiscent of benzoin and possesses a vanilla note.

Ocimum sanctum or Holy Basil is widely used in the Ayurvedic tradition, where it is called tulsi.Basil has many traditional uses across its wide range of  species, it is used for respiratory problems such as bronchitis, coughs, colds, asthma, flu and emphysema but even used as an antidote to poisonous insect or snake bite! Basil oil shows impressive antimicrobial activity against a wide range of food-borne bacteria, yeasts and moulds one reason it is used as a flavouring and spice.

Blends Well with: Geranium, Hyssop, Rosemary

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