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Main Constituents: Methyl chavicol (estragole): 73.06% Linalool: 19.2% Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum, ct. Estragole Plant Part: Leaves Extraction Method: Steam Distilled Origin: India Description: Steam distilled from the flowering tops of the Ocimum Basilicum, this oil is almost colorless to a pale yellow with a sweet spicy, slightly green, fresh, with a faint balsamic woody back note and a lasting sweetness. Color: Pale yellow to amber color liquid. Consistency: Thin Aromatic Scent: Basil Oil has a sweet-spicy, fresh aroma with a faint balsamic woody undertone. Note: Top Strength of Aroma: Strong Blends well with: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Clove Bud, Lime, Eucalyptus,Juniper, Lemon, Neroli, and Rosemary. Common Uses: Basil Oil is praised in Ayurvedic medicine for its ability to strengthen compassion, faith and bring clarity. Traditionally, it has also been used to relieve muscular aches and pains, colds and flu, hay fever, asthma, bronchitis, mental fatigue, anxiety, and depression. In aromatherapy Basil is used to soothe and uplift. It is popular with massage therapists for alleviating tension and stress in their patients. It also helps to clear the sinuses, so it is a favored ingredient by naturopaths when treating many respiratory ailments. When applied in dilution, Basil is reputed to be a good insect repellent, while the linalool's mild analgesic properties are known to help to relieve insect bites and stings. History: In Greek its name means 'royal remedy' or 'king'. In the 16th century, powdered basil was used to treat migraines and chest infections. There are many rituals and beliefs associated with basil, which is native to Africa and Asia. The ancient Egyptians believed that it would open the gates of heaven to a dying person, and the Hindus use Basil sprigs to protect the dead from evil while in transition between lives. Western European lore sometimes claimed that it was a symbol of evil, while the Eastern Orthodox Church used it in the making of holy water. Cautions: Because of its chemical constituent, Methyl Chavicol, Basil Sweet Essential Oil should be limited to .01 (1%) or less in any formulation. Do not use during pregnancy, while breastfeeding, or on infants and small children. Terms of Use Customers should purchase products from Essential7 with the clear understanding that all products must be used at the customers own discretion and only after referencing Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and all other relevant technical information specific to the product. Essential7 shall not be held responsible for any damages to property or for any adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm) caused by insufficient knowledge or the improper use of a product. The user of the product is solely responsible for compliance with all laws and regulations applying to the use of the products, including intellectual property rights of third parties. As with any manufacturing process, Essential7 strongly suggest small lab scale testing for evaluation purposes prior to full commercial manufacturing. The information on the Essential7 website is obtained from current and reliable sources but makes no representation as to its comprehensiveness or accuracy. Nothing contained herein should be considered as a recommendation by Essential7 as to the fitness for any use. As the ordinary or otherwise use(s) of this product is outside the control of Essential7 no representation or warranty, expressed or implied is made as to the effect(s) of such use(s) (including damage or injury), or the results obtained. The liability of Essential7. is limited to the value of the goods and does not include any consequential loss. Essential7 shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon. Please note, the International Federation of Aromatherapists do not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. In addition, Essential Oils must be properly diluted before use in order to avoid any damages to property or adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm). *All of our oils are for external use only. CERTIFICATE OF ANALYSIS ESSENTIAL7 Product: Basil Sweet Essential Oil (India) Lot No.: 11006-A12 Best Before: February, 2016 Store in air tight container; in a cool dry area; away from direct sunlight. Properties Specifications Results Appearance: Pale yellow to amber color liquid. Complies Odor: Sweet camphoraceous, anise-like odor. Complies Solubility: Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water. Complies Density: 0.891 – 0.954 @ 25°C 0.936 Refractive Index: 1.4795 – 1.568 @ 20°C 1.500 Optical Rotation: -14.0 – -5.0 @ 20°C -7.2° Methyl Chavicol: > 70% 76%

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