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Basil Pure Essential Oil, Organic




Basil CT Linalool Oil 
Our Organic Basil Pure Essential Oil has a sweetly, crisp, herbaceous aroma finishing with a richly balsamic base note.  It is slightly camphorous smelling  and is often used in blends and perfumery to contribute a cool, woody character with a touch of anise.

It is a fairly strong and penetrating oil and can dominate a blend, so add cautiously in small amounts.  Basil is a useful inclusion in insect repelling blends.

There are numerous references throughout history detailing the use of Sweet Basil Herb both medicinally and in culinary use.  It has been used in medicaments, teas, herbal remedies and traditional foods. (Do not take any essential oils internally).

Blends well with: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Citronella, Clary Sage, Coriander, Geranium, Hyssop, Lavender, Lime, Marjoram, Melissa, Neroli, Oakmoss, Orange, Peppermint, Rosemary ct Verbenone, Sandalwood, Spearmint, Verbena, Ylang Ylang. and Bramble Berry's Pineapple Cilantro Fragrance!  Note: Dilute well (a little goes a long way!)

Note:  Top
Method of extraction:  Steam distilled
Plant part:  Flowering Heads
Strength/Intensity:  Strong
Country of Origin:  Egypt
Standard:  Aromatherapy
Organic Certification:  ACO Organic/USDA
Contraindications/Caution:  Avoid during pregnancy and if you have liver problems.

Note: Only Essential Oils sold in 10ml bottle size come with Built-in Dripolator.  You'll find droppers or pipettes for larger size bottles HERE

We recommend the use of an Encyclopaedia of Essential Oils to reference the therapeutic benefits of Pure Essential Oils and to learn about using them safely.  Some authors of note we recommend you seek out are:  Valerie Ann Worwood, Julia Lawless, Robert Tisserand, Nerys Purchon and Lora Cantele, Shirley Price.

INCI: Ocimum basilicum (Organic) Oil
Ingredients: Organic Basil Essential Oil (Basil CT Linalool Oil)