Common Name: Sweet Basil
Latin Name: Ocimum basilicum ct. linalool
Aroma: This is a very energetic, yet smooth basil. It has an exotic spicy and herbal aroma that is tampered with sweet grassy tones. It makes for a wonderful middle to top note in blending.
Energetic Qualities: Offers energetic protection, brings clarity to the mind, and can be emotionally uplifting.
Recommended applications: Diffuse, topical application using safe dilution ratios, steam inhalation.
Recipe idea: Blend and apply to chest area during colds and coughs.
- 4 drops of Basil
- 3 drops of Bergamot
- 2 drops of Spearmint
- 1 ounce jojoba oil
Aromatherapist notes: I love this essential oil in blends during colds and coughs. It's very uplifting
Extraction Method: Steam distilled leaves
Shelf Life: About 5 years
Country of Origin: Egypt, Organic cultivation.
OB1809- Sept 2018 (Egypt)
BLA15 Aug 2015 (Nepal)
Safety Data: The linalool chemotype is generally considered safe on the skin. While this essential oil is considered safe for skin application without dilution, rarely will one need such a high dosage. Dilution is always recommended regardless of purity.
- Methyl chavicol content is 0.35%.
- Do not place on broken skin.
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California Prop 65 Statement: This product is not nor does it contain any constituents on the CA Prop 65 list of toxic chemicals. This product conforms to the reporting requirements of California Proposition 65 (Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986). We are conforming to the regulation by reporting the existence, or lack thereof, of ingredients deemed reportable by the above mentioned regulations via a Safety Data Sheet (SDS), in Section 15 "Regulatory Information." Ingredients from Natural Food Sources (NFS) are exempt from reporting in accordance with Title 27, § 25501(a).