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    Organic exotic basil essential oil

    Aromatic plant originating from India, perennial in hot countries, annual in our latitudes. Also known as "Royal Herb", it has been cultivated since Antiquity. Its oval, bright green leaves are shiny and rounded. In summer, white flowers appear in spikes, which are very fragrant. The distillation of the whole plant produces an essential oil with aniseed, spicy and lively aromas.

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    Quality Botanical family: Lamiaceae Latin name: Ocimum basilicum Other names: Tropical basil Origin: India Cultivation: Controlled organic agriculture - Certisys-BE1 control Distilled part: Flowering plant Production method: Steam distillation Quality: 100% pure, natural and chemotyped Olfactory notes: aniseed, spicy, fresh Main constituents Phenol methyl ethers: chavicol methyl ether (85%) Oxides: 1,8 cineole Sesquiterpenes Monoterpenols Note Do not confuse it with the essential oils of Sweet Basil with linalool, Ocimum basilicum CT linalol (Basilicum grand vert) and Holy Basil, Ocimum sanctum (Tulsi). Our opinion With a pedigree like that, it's a classic in aromatherapy! Be sure to use it as a culinary flavouring as well. Precautions for use • Contraindicated during pregnancy and breastfeeding, and in children under 12 years of age. • No internal use without the advice of a practitioner. • Do not use undiluted on the skin, dilute to about 20% with a mild vegetable oil. The elbow test is recommended before any application to the skin. • Keep out of reach of children. • Avoid contact with the eyes.

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