100% Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Ocimum tenuiflorum
Country of Origin: India Properties: Fresh and sweet, warm, spicy, reminiscent of clove, not as pungent as other basil varieties. Resembles the basil that is commonly grown in the western countries and used for Italian cuisine.This variety is considered the most valuable of Basil. Extremely aromatic and stimulating. Used in many skin treatments, and is particularly effective in soothing and softening skin. Blends well with: lavender, clary sage, thyme, cedarwood, bergamot, geranium, orange, rosemary. May be strong skin irritant, avoid when pregnant. Use in low dilutions. Do not use with children. Local exhaust avoid casual breathing of vapors. Color and Appearance @22C: Yellow Clear Liquid Refractive Index@72F: 1.505 to 1.569 Flash Point: 205°F Specific Gravity @72F: .930 to .960 Solubility: Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils Storage: Store in a cool place in closed container Safety: Harmful if swallowed, avoid contact with eyes Essential oils are natural aromatic compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. Essential oils can present very pleasant aromas and very powerful aromas. Essential oils are generally extracted by distillation, typically by using steam or other processes including expression or solvent extraction and cold pressed. Our Essential oils are most often used in soap production and aroma lamps for aromatherapy. Essential oils can also be used for adding scents to incense sticks and household cleaning products.