Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum L
Country of Origin: France
Extraction Process: Steam Distillation
Active Constituent(s): Methyl chavicol 72% and Linalool 20.5%
Part of Plant: Leaves
Also Known As: Common Basil Essential Oil, Garden Basil Essential Oil, Sweet Basil Essential Oil.
Botanical Description: Although there are many varieties of Basil, all have an intense aroma when the leaves are crushed. The plant itself, has dark hairy green leaves of an oval shape, white flowers, and reaches a height of about 25 cm.
Appearance: Ranges from a pale yellow to amber color liquid.
Oil Consistency: Thin