Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum
Plant Part: Leaves & flowers
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: 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.
Colour: Golden yellow with some green tone
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Basil essential oil blends well with Bergamot, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Lime, Eucalyptus, Juniper, Lemon, Neroli, and Rosemary
Aromatic Scent: Clear, herbaceous and light refreshing with a faint balsamic woody back note and a lasting sweetness.
History: In Greek its name means royal remedy or king. Beloved culinary plant of Indian, Asian and Mediterranean countries.