Basil Essential Oil from Wellington Fragrance
Botanical Name: ocimum basilicum
Country of Origin: India
A sweet licorice-like aroma basil oil is very soothing, energizing and toning. It is light, fresh, fruity-spicy with a balsamic, anise-like undertone also referred to as sweet basil oil. Apply a few drops to a tissue and inhale, or add to a diffuser. Blend with grapeseed or olive oil to make it less concentrated. Blends well with lavender, clary sage, thyme, cedarwood, bergamot, and geranium. Non-toxic, skin-irritant in high concentration. Avoid if pregnant.
Appearance: YELLOW TO GREENISH LIQUID
Odor: SPICEY, FLORAL ODOR, CHARACTERISTIC OF BASIL
Refractive Index: 1.4730
Specific Gravity: 0.89202
Flash Point: 179°F
Storage: Store in a cool place in closed container
Safety: Harmful if swallowed, avoid contact with eyes
Essential oils are natural aromatic compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. Essential oils can present very pleasant aromas and very powerful aromas. Essential oils are generally extracted by distillation, typically by using steam or other processes including expression or solvent extraction and cold pressed. Our Essential oils are most often used in soap production and aroma lamps for aromatherapy. Essential oils can also be used for adding scents to incense sticks and household cleaning products.
For soap making supplies to be used with essential oils: http://www.wellingtonfragrance.com/Soap-MakingMelt-and-PourMoldsPigmentsMicas-C5.aspx
Aroma Lamps for warming Essential oils for aromatherapy purposes http://www.wellingtonfragrance.com/Aroma-Lamps-C43.aspx
Carrier Oils for mixing Essential Oils: http://www.wellingtonfragrance.com/Massage-Carrier-Oils-C4.aspx
Wellington Fragrance sources essential oils from multiple suppliers. We are constantly searching for consistent essential oils at fair prices. Due to weather conditions essential oils can vary in both quantity available and quality. As with any recipe, We always recommend you do your own in house testing. Testing in house will allow you to adjust formulas to create your own quality finished products.