Basil Sweet Organic

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Proper Name: 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: Flowering Tops and leaves

Extraction Method: Steam Distillation

Physical Characteristics:  This is almost colorless to a pale amber colour with a thin consistency.

Dominant Note(s): Top

Aroma: Sweet, spicy, fresh scent with a faint balsamic woody back note and a lasting sweetness

Main Constituents: Linalol (40-45%), menthyl chavicol (23.8%)

Blends With: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Lime, Eucalyptus, Juniper, Lemon, Neroli, and Rosemary.

Safety Precautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.

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