Holy Basil Essential Oil
Basil Oil is used for inhalation, in baths and for massages. Having both cold & hot qualities, when it is used in bath or is smoothed over the body, it has invigorating effect that is very beneficial for sluggish skin & pepping up circulation.
Basil oil is obtained through hydro distillation from fresh plant material from Ocimum Basillicum. The Basil oil is thin transparent fluid with light yellow to yellow-green color with aroma characteristic of Basil. The essence is distilled from leaves and has light greenish yellow with sweet green overtones.
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 with Sweet, spicy, fresh aroma
Aroma : Basil Oil is very famous for its sweet flavor and aroma
Linalool, (-)-bornyl acetate, eugenol and eucalyptol.Methyl Chavicol
It is used for inhalation, in baths and for massages. Having both cold & hot qualities, when it is used in bath or is smoothed over the body, it has invigorating effect that is very beneficial for sluggish skin & pepping up circulation. When combined with other oils like Thyme, it also acts as powerful antiseptic
Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum
Country of Origin: India
Solubility: Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Specific Gravity: 0.891 â€“ 0.954 @ 72Â°F
Optical Rotation: -14.0 â€“ -5.0 @ 20Â°C
Refrective Index: 1.4795 â€“ 1.568 @ 72Â°F
Blend With: Bergamot, clove bud, clary sage, geranium, lemon, lime, hyssop, eucalyptus, juniper, neroli, rosemary, marjoram, melissa and lavender.
CAS No: 8015-73-4
Flash Point: 167 Â°F
Extraction Method: Hydro Distillation Method
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