Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Characteristics: Basil ct. Methyl chavicol, Ocimum basilicum, smells strongly of Estragole. Methyl Chavicol and Estragole are the same compound. Like tarragon this chemo type of basil has a “licorice-like” aroma profile. These are known for digestive, spasmolytic and anti-stress effects commonly associated with the phenyl propanoid group. “They display a strong affinity to the autonomic nervous system.” Schnaubelt. Medical Aromatherapy.
Basil is blended successfully with other culinary spice and herb oils like dill, parsley, coriander and mint.
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1 oz, 4 oz, 1 lb, 1 kg