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Basil Essential oil

Basil Essential oil

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Basil is grown around the world in dozens of different forms as a spice and culinary plant. Some plants grow tiny leaves only a few inches tall before being harvested, while others can grow multiple feet tall and last year-round. Our basil essential oil is steam-distilled from the leaves of the Canadian and American Ocimum basilicum.

Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum
Country of Origin: Canada and America
Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Plant Part: Leaves
Aromatic Scent: Sweet vaguely anise-like, mint, smoky odor
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Lime, Eucalyptus, Juniper, Lemon, Neroli, Rosemary

Common Uses
Basil essential oil is great for massage and to bring clarity. Diffuse, mix into blends or apply topically in 2-5% dilution.

In Greek its name means ‘royal remedy’ or ‘king’.
It is a beloved culinary plant of Indian, Asian, and Mediterranean countries.
Basil’s botanical name is Ocimum basilicum. Ocimum is derived from the Greek word osme, which means to smell.

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