Botanical Name - Ocimum basilicum
Also known as - French Basil
Aroma - Sweet, strong and herbaceous
Extraction - Steam distillation
Part of Plant - Flowering herb
Country of Origin - Egypt
Chemical Constituents - Linalool, a-farnesene, cineol
Caution - Avoid in pregnancy
Uses - A good digestive oil especially upper digestive issues (stomach and small intestine). Useful for indecision and encouraging purposefulness and clarity.
Organic Certificate - This essential oil is certified organic by the Soil Association, which means you can be sure that it has been produced to the highest ethical and environmental standards. The Soil Associationís standards exceed the UK government's minimum requirements for organic products in many areas but particularly in animal welfare, GM and the use of pesticides. Standards are constantly reviewed to ensure they deal with current issues.