Basil (Chavicol) Organic Essential Oil

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Basil (Chavicol) Organic Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Ocimum Basilicum
Plant Part: Leaves & Flowering Tops
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
 
Description: Essential oil produced by steam distillation of culinary basil (Ocimum Basilicum) of the anisic form, high in Estragole (aka Methyl Chavicol) and very low in linalool.  This sweet smelling herbal essential oil is commonly used in fragrances, the aroma of Basil is a hard one not to involve in your formulation to achieve a fresh, earthy finished product.
 
Consistency: Light
 
Colour: Clear Yellow
 
Blends well with: Most herbal oils, Bergamot, Lavender, Lime and Frankincense
 
Aromatic Scent: Sweet, Spicy, Fresh and Earthy