Basil Sweet

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Basil Sweet, India, Ocimum basilicum

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Basil Sweet
Scientific Name:    Ocimum basilicum
Country of Origin:    India
Synonyms:    Common basil, joy-of-the-mountain, “true” sweet basil, European basil
Plant Family:    Lamiacear (Labiatae)
Plant Parts Used:    Herbs/Flowering tops and leaves
Extraction Method:    Distillation
Physical Characteristics:    “True” sweet basil is colourless or pale yellow liquid with a light, fresh sweet spicy scent and balsamic undertone.
Dominant Note(s):    Top
Aroma:    Very clear, sweet and slightly spicy.
Main Constituents:    Linalol (40-45%), methyl chavicol (23.8%) and small amounts of eugenol, limonene and citronellol among others.
Blends With:    Bergamot, Black Pepper, Clary Sage, Geranium, Hyssop, Lavender, Marjoram, Melissa, Neroli, Sandalwood, Verbena.
Safety Precautions:    Relatively non-toxic, non-irritant, possible sensitization in some individuals, Avoid during pregnancy.

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