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Basil Essential Oil, Sweet (Linalool)

 

Name: Basil Essential Oil, Sweet (Linalool)

Species: Ocimum basilicum L

Part: Leaves

Extraction: Steam Distilled

Aroma: Sweet and spicy, fresh and earthy with a splash of sweetness

 

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NameBasil Essential Oil, Sweet (Linalool)
BatchOB07BL17
SpeciesOcimum basilicum L
PartLeaf
ExtractionSteam Distillation
ClassMonoterpenol
SourceEgypt
ColorClear
ConsistencyThin
NoteTop
AromaSweet and spicy, fresh and earthy with a splash of sweetness
Blend IdeasBergamot, Black Pepper, Cedarwood, FennelGeranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Marjoram, Neroli, and Sweet Orange

We source only pure essential oils.

Because of its high linalool content, this basil smells fabulous.  It is an essential oil that I love to grab when I need mental stimulation and a bit of help focusing.  In other words, it’s one of my “go to” oils to diffuse while I’m working.  I appreciate the energizing aroma of Basil Essential Oil.  This Mediterranean variety of Basil Essential Oil, also called true sweet basil, contains higher percentages of the natural constituents, cineol and d-linalool.

With our pre-diluted oils . . . if diluted for kids is the highest dilution you see, it’s also the max dilution possible. Pre-diluted oils are in fractionated coconut oil.

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Basil (Sweet) Essential Oil Safety Info

Tisserand and Young note that this oil may contain estragole and methyleugenol and may cause skin sensitization.  They recommend a dilution of of 3.3% max.  Basil (Sweet) essential oil should still follow the safety guidelines below. ~ Source:  Tisserand, Robert and Young, Rodney. Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals: Churchill Livingstone; 2 edition (2013). Reading the full profile for Basil (Sweet) essential oil is highly suggested by your DeRu Staff.


While we’ve made this clear that we are selling this essential oil to use in your diffuser, your inhaler, or topically (diluted), it is a pure essential oil and can be used as such.  With all essential oils:

  • Never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes (this includes mouth, ear canals, noses, genital regions as well as internal areas).  The strength of essential oils can easily damage these soft tissue areas.
  • Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner.
    Keep away from children.
  • If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier).

  • Oral Safety is only given because many people have been told to take oils internally.  Because several people look to us for safety advice, we feel obligated to offer those safety statements, although we do not believe anyone should be ingesting essential oils without being guided by an expert.  Experts will take your medical history into account before they suggest oils for you to ingest, diffuse, or use topically.

    1. Antibacterial activity of Ocimum basilicum L. essential oil against Gram-negative bacteria

    http://www.postepyfitoterapii.pl/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/pf_2016_080-086.pdf

    2. Antibacterial Activity of Ocimum basilicum Essential Oil and Linalool on Bacterial Isolates of Clinical Importance

    http://impactfactor.org/PDF/IJPPR/7/IJPPR,Vol7,Issue6,Article7.pdf

    3. Antimicrobial and Free Radical Scavenging Activities of Basil (Ocimum basilicum) Essential Oil Isolated from Five Plant Varieties Growing in Greece

    https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/antimicrobial-and-free-radical-scavenging-activities-of-basil-ocimum-basilicum-essential-oil-isolated-from-five-plant-varieties-growing-in-greece-2155-9600-1000367.php?aid=52301

    4. Antimicrobial activity of essential oil extract of Ocimum basilicum L. leaves on a variety of pathogenic bacteria

    http://www.academicjournals.org/article/article1380631623_Moghaddam%20et%20al.pdf

    5. Antimicrobial Activity of Basil, Oregano, and Thyme Essential Oils

    http://www.jmb.or.kr/submission/Journal/027/JMB027-03-02_FDOC_1.pdf

    6. Antimicrobial Activity of Some Essential Oils—Present Status and Future Perspectives

    http://www.mdpi.com/2305-6320/4/3/58/pdf

    7. The antioxidant and antimicrobial activity of essential oils against Pseudomonasspp. isolated from fish

    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1319016417301421

    8. Basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) a Source of Valuable Phytonutrients

    https://www.graphyonline.com/archives/archivedownload.php?pid=IJCND-118

    9. Basil, tea tree and clove essential oils as analgesics and anaesthetics in Amphiprion clarkii (Bennett, 1830)

    http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1519-69842017005118101

    10. Biological Activities of Essential Oils and Methanol Extracts of Five Ocimum Species against Pathogenic Bacteria

    http://www.agriculturejournals.cz/publicFiles/89890.pdf

    11. Comparative antiplaque and antigingivitis effectiveness of tea tree oil mouthwash and a cetylpyridinium chloride mouthwash: A randomized controlled crossover study

    http://www.contempclindent.org/article.asp?issn=0976-237X;year=2014;volume=5;issue=4;spage=466;epage=470;aulast=Rahman

    12. Composition, Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activities of the Essential Oils of Twelve Ocimum basilicum L. Cultivars Grown in Serbia

    http://www.acgpubs.org/RNP/2015/Volume9/Issue%201/5-RNP-EO_1208-054.pdf

    13. Effects on Humans Elicited by Inhaling the fragrance of essential oils: sensory test , multi-channel thermometric study and forehead surface potential wave measurement of basil and peppermint 

    https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/9ee5/0d75a5051011585b10f77e67a3c88a4d7a4c.pdf

    14. Efficiency of essential oils of Ocimum basilicum and Cymbopogum flexuosus in the sedation and anaesthesia of Nile tilapia juveniles

    http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0001-37652017000602971&lng=en&nrm=iso

    15. Essential oil eugenol: sources, extraction techniques and nutraceutical perspectives

    http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlehtml/2017/ra/c7ra04803c

    16. In Vivo Study of The Effect of Two Dental Preparations Containing Basil And Eucalyptus Essential Oils on The Salivary Levels of Streptococcus Mutans And Lactobacillus

    http://www.iosrjournals.org/iosr-jdms/papers/Vol16-issue11/Version-12/M1611125862.pdf

    17. Ocimum Basilicum: A Review on Phytochemical and Pharmacological Studies

    https://www.researchgate.net/publication/274286672_Ocimum_Basilicum_A_Review_on_Phytochemical_and_Pharmacological_Studies

    18. The Potential of Use Basil and Rosemary Essential Oils as Effective Antibacterial Agents

    http://www.mdpi.com/1420-3049/18/8/9334/pdf

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    The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.

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