Botanical Name: Ocimum citriodorum
Country of Origin: USA
Extraction Method: Certified Organic Steam Distilled
Distillation Date: Jun 2020
Minimum Shelf Life: 3 years
Plant Part: Fresh Blossoms & Leaves
Perfume Note: Top
Aroma: Fresh, herbaceous, sweet lemon citrus notes
Blends well with: Angelica Root, Clary Sage, Cumin, Dill, Geranium S. Africa, Galbanum, Kaffir Lime, Lavender Maillette, Lime, Lemongrass, Mandarin Green, Mandarin Red, Lemon Myrtle, Petitgrain Bigarade, Petitgrain Lemon, Petitgrain Mandarin, Palo Santo, Tagetes, Ylang Ylang Complete or Extra
Basil essential oil, Ocimum citriodorum, known as Basil ct citral or Lemon Basil, has a fresh uplifting herbal lemon aroma. Aromatically, Lemon Basil is a good substitute for Lemon Verbena and Melissa essential oil but used sparingly in skin application. See Contraindications below.
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Aromatherapy use: anxiety, depression, fatigue, memory problems, migraine, nausea
General use: Oil diffusers, potpourri, perfume, soap, candles
Contraindications: Avoid during pregnancy, do not use with small children, avoid in conjunction with diabetes medication. Robert Tisserand recommends dermal application in low dilution less than 1.4%.