Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum
Country of Origin: Egypt, Nepal
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Part: Leaves
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Scent: A sweet, fresh, green scent with a balsamic undertone
The fragrant herb Basil is best known as one of the most versatile herbs to use in Mediterranean and Eastern cooking. With a sweet, herbaceous scent Organic Basil Linalool Essential Oil is one of the finest oils available for calming and focusing the mind. It is also useful for easing tension and feelings of pain in the head and neck. Organic Basil Linalool Essential Oil is more gentle than other forms of Basil Essential Oils, and the high Linalool content amplifies the oil’s incredible calming effects. Basil Essential Oil is well-loved as a mind-clearing oil for spiritual meditation. Due to the high linalool content (which makes this oil very relaxing), you can also use Basil to help ease the transition into bedtime. Basil Essential Oil also can help uplift your mood, and soothe the mind. The sweet, herbal scent of Basil Linalool blends well with other herbaceous oils such as Rosemary as well as citrus oils such as Lemon.