An annual Herb, Basil grows 20-50 cm (8-20 in), and when in bloom the purple- white flowers appear in clusters, framed by oval pointed green leaves.
Botanical Name: Ocimum Basilicum
Plant Part: Leaves & flowers
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Colour: Golden yellow with some green tone
Aromatic Scent: Clear, herbaceous and light refreshing with a faint balsamic woody backnote and a lasting sweetness.
Aromatic Strength: Strong
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Lime, Eucalyptus, Juniper, Lemon, Neroli, and Rosemary
Common Uses: Prized in Ayurvedic medicine for its ability to strengthen compassion, faith and bring clarity. Basil clears the sinuses, promotes digestion and stimulates circulation, especially in the respiratory system.
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