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Basil Sweet (Ocimum basilicum) Pure Essential Oil

Basil Sweet (Ocimum basilicum) Pure Essential Oil
Product Code : VRINEO0006127
Botanical Name Ocimum basilicum
Country of Origin India
Solubility Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Specific Gravity 0.922 @ 72°F
Optical Rotation -12
Refrective Index 1.492 @ 72°F
PlantPart Leaves
Bland With Bergamot, black pepper, cedarwood, fennel, ginger, geranium, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, marjoram, neroli and verbena.
CAS No 8015-73-4
Flash Point 167 °F
Extraction Method Hydro Distillation Method

Description

The Sweet Basil Essential Oil offered by us is extracted from the herb, Ocimum basilicum of the Lamiaceae family. Originating in tropical Asia and the Pacific Islands, this annual plant has some very strong medicinal properties.

History

In Greek its name means 'royal remedy' or 'king'. In the 16th century, powdered basil was used to treat migraines and chest infections. There are many rituals and beliefs associated with basil, which is native to Africa and Asia. The ancient Egyptians believed that it would open the gates of heaven to a dying person, and the Hindus use Basil sprigs to protect the dead from evil while in transition between lives. Western European lore sometimes claimed that it was a symbol of evil, while the Eastern Orthodox Church used it in the making of holy water

Color & Aroma

Color : Pale yellow liquid @22°C with Sweet, spicy, fresh aroma,

Aroma : Basil Oil is very famous for its sweet flavor and aroma

Constituents

a-pinene, b-pinene, camphene, camphor, cis-ocimene, citronellol, eugenol, geraniol, limonene, linalool, methyl chavicol, methyl cinnamate, myrcene and y-terpineol, Estragole

Uses

The Sweet Basil Oil is an well known analgesic, antidepressant, antispasmodic, anti-venomous, carminative and digestive. It is also a popular insecticide, along with being an excellent expectorant and febrifuge.

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