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Basil Pure Essential Oil / Organic

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Pure Organic Basil Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum

Origin: Northern India

Part Used: Tops and Leaves

Quality: Certified USDA Organic 100% Pure and Natural

Extraction Method: Steam Distillation

Appearance: Pale yellow to amber yellow coloured liquid

Scent: Has a pungent anise-like herbal, green, fresh, sweet aroma which is easily recognisable

Solubility: Soluble in alcohol and fixed oils but insoluble in water

Main Uses: Aromatherapy, Perfumery, Cosmetic preparations

Note: Top to Middle Note

Growing Conditions – USDA Certified as organic and grown on unpolluted sustainable land.
This product is free from any additives or adulterants. It has been rigorously tested and meets the highest standards possible. No pesticides, synthetic chemicals, herbicides, GMOs or harmful chemicals are ever used during any stage of the growing or distillation process.

Also known as Sweet Basil the Essential Oil is steam distilled from the delicate and beautifully aromatic leaves of the Ocimum basilicum plant which grows in the lush Himalayan valleys of Northern India. Basil Oil has a lively, spicy and distinct herbal aroma and is widely used in natural perfumery for its complex fresh green-herbaceous character and rich balsamic notes.

If used in cosmetic skin care preparations Basil oil has effective anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties which may be useful to treat acne and pimples. It can also be used for treating insect bites as a repellent. Basil Oil can also be used as an anti aging agent as it is a rich source of flavonoids and antioxidants.

In Aromatherapy Basil Essential Oil is used as it’s naturally a stimulant. This essential oil is incredibly uplifting while at the same time soothing and calming to the nerves.

Pure Absolute Oils or Essential Oils should always be diluted with a carrier oil such as grapeseed oil or sweet almond oil before using on the skin. A patch test is recommended to see if your skin is sensitive to the product. If blending into creams, lotions, body butters etc, 1-2% maximum of the pure absolute oil or essential oil to 100% of the product is usually about right. With a dilution it is not necessary to dilute the oil as it is already diluted and can be used straight on the skin although a patch test is still recommended.

For External Cosmetic Use Only

Supplied in a glass bottle with inbuilt dropper and tamper evident cap

Certificate of Analysis on request

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