Basil Essential Oil Profile
Botanical: Ocimum basilicum
| Origin: India
| Method: Steam Distilled
Basil oil is a colorless or pale yellow liquid with a light fresh, sweet-spicy scent and balsamic undertone. It blends well with bergamot, clary sage, lime, opopanax, oakmoss, citronella, geranium, hyssop, and other 'green' notes.
These are naturally occurring in the essential oil.
- methyl chavicol
Relatively non-toxic, non-irritant, with possible sensitization in some individuals. Avoid during pregnancy.
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