Country of Origin
Color & Odor
Pale greenish-yellow in color. The aroma is clear, light and peppery and gives a sweet, green top note to blends.
Methods of Extraction
Steam Distillation Method
An annual Herb, Basil grows 20-50 cm (8-20 in), and when in bloom the purple- white flowers appear in clusters, framed by oval pointed green leaves.
Prized in Ayurvedic medicine for its ability to strengthen compassion, faith and bring clarity. Basil clears the sinuses, promotes digestion and stimulates circulation, especially in the respiratory system.
Blends well with
Basil essentil oil blends well with Bergamot, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Lime, Eucalyptus, Juniper, Lemon, Neroli, and Rosemary
Since it can irritate a sensitive skin, it must be used with care on people with sensitive skins. Avoided during pregnancy.