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Basil, 85% Methyl Chavicol (organic)

Basil, 85% Methyl Chavicol (organic)

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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum L.
  • Cultivation: certified organic
  • Certification: EcoControl
  • Origin: Egypt
  • Manufacturing Method: distilled
  • Part of Plant: Blossom/Plant
  • Main Chemotypes: Methyl chavicol (Estragole), 1,8-Cineol, Methyl eugenol, Linalool, alpha-Bergamotene
  • Key Ingredients: Basil Oil
  • Article No. 1111-5
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Product Description: Basil Essential Oil

Basil essential oil is known for its fresh, herbaceous scent.

Organic basil oil is made using basil plants that are grown organic, ensuring that the oil is of the highest quality and purity. The manufacturing method involves steam distilling the blossoms and plant parts to extract the aromatic compounds.

Basil essential oil is widely used in aromatherapy to promote a sense of focus and mental clarity. It is also known for its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, making it a popular ingredient in natural skincare products. Organic basil oil can be used in a diffuser, a bath, or massage oil blends to promote relaxation and relieve stress. 

About the Plant

Basil, also known as Ocimum basilicum L., is a tender annual herb native to tropical regions of central Africa and Southeast Asia. It is a member of the mint family and can grow up to 2 feet tall, it has green, fragrant leaves with a distinctive aroma, which makes it a popular ingredient in Italian, Thai, and Vietnamese cuisines.

In many cultures, basil is considered a sacred herb used in religious ceremonies and rituals. In traditional medicine, basil has been used for centuries to treat a variety of ailments, including digestive issues, respiratory infections, and skin disorders. 

Overall, the basil plant has a rich history of traditional uses, both culinary and medicinal, and remains a beloved herb in many cultures around the world.

General Information: Keep away from heat and sunlight. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes.