Organic Basil Linalool Essential Oil is also known as Organic Sweet Basil Essential Oil.
Our Organic Basil Linalool Essential Oil is steam distilled from the leaves of basil, Ocimum basilicum. A member of the Lamiaceae plant family, Ocimum basilicum is most widely known for its culinary applications. However, this beautifully aromatic herb also enjoys a history of being used is fragrancing and wellness applications.
Several chemotypes of Basil Essential Oil exist. Our Organic Basil Linalool Essential Oil is abundant in linalool, a monoterpenol that is appreciated for its benefits in wellness applications. The linalool chemotype is much safer to use in skin and personal care applications than is the estragole (methyl chavicol) chemotype.
Organic Basil Linalool Essential Oil helps to support normal respiratory health. It is also well suited for use in massage applications and within formulations intended to support normal muscular health.
Within aromatherapy and holistic applications, Organic Basil Linalool Essential Oil helps calm the nerves, ease feelings of discouragement and assist with fatigue.
Aromatically, our Organic Basil Linalool Essential Oil possesses a bright, fresh, sweet, herbaceous aroma that has subtle characteristic reminiscent of licorice or anise. It is a top note that blends well with other aromatics and essential oils in the herbaceous, citrus, mint, wood and floral families.
As with all our organic ingredients, our Organic Basil Linalool Essential Oil is certified organic by CCOF.
For topical formulations intended for adults, Essential Oil Safety Edition 2 by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young recommend a dermal maximum of 1.5% for Organic Basil Linalool Essential Oil. We strongly recommend reviewing IFRA guidelines and safety information based on your intended use of the oil.
*Typical Shelf Life begins on the date of manufacture and is defined as the typical shelf life of an ingredient when it is stored and handled properly. The Typical Shelf Life is offered as a general guideline. It should not be considered to be an expiration date. Many ingredients are usable beyond the stated date, especially when stored and handled very carefully.