Basil oil(Sweet basil) is distilled from the botanical Ocimum Basilicum.
The plants are typically grown and harvested for its leaves which are popular in many food dishes in India.
There are a number chemotypes available in this family but sweet basil has the higher percentage of Linalool around 60%-75% of the component mixer.
It is Considered the safest to be used in aromatherapy as it has many traditional and therapeutic benefits.
Method of Extraction :
It is distilled by steam distillation method of the leaves.
Health Benefits of Basil oil :
-Anxiety and Strength
Olfactive Description of Basil oil :
Light yellow liquid