Ocimum Basilicum

Ocimum Basilicum (Basil Essential Oil)

Basil Essential Oil is derived from the leaves of the Ocimum basilicum botanical, better known as the Basil herb. This plant receives its name from the Latin word basilius as well as the Greek word basilikón phutón, which mean “royal plant,” hence Basil is also known as the Queen of Herbs

A powerful aromatic herb used extensively both in Ayurvedic clinical and folk medicine.

Applications

• Medicinal
• Ayurveda
• Food & Beverage Industry
• Perfumery Industry
• Aromatherapy

Active Ingredients

• Methyl chavicol (22–88%)
• Methyl eugenol (0.3–6%)
• Linalool (1.1–46%)
• Limonene (2.0–4.9%)
• Cis-ocimene (0.2–2.6%)
• Citronellol (0.6–3.9%)

Our Strict QC regime ensures all our Products & batches strictly adhere to our self- quality control test parameters and assay protocol standardized by HPLC. Heavy Metals and Microbiological profile meets IP standards. This ensure highest purity product reaches our customers.

Pharmacological Activities


Basil essential oil has diuretic, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and therapeutic properties like Analgesic, Antispasmodic, Anti-venomous, Carminative, cephalic, Diaphoretic, digestive, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, insecticide, nervine, stomachic, sudorific, tonic and stimulant properties.

 

Health Benefits

  • Stimulate, clarify, calm, fortify, energize and uplift the mind
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Improve digestion
  • Skin problems

Facts


Family

:

Myrtaceae

SCIENTIFIC NAME

:

Melaleuca Leucadendra /  Melaleuca Cajuputi

OTHER NAMES

:

Cajuput, Cajeput, White wood, swamp tea-tree

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

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India

COLOUR

:

Colorless or pale yellow

ODOR

:

Fresh, robust, fruity, and camphor-like.

solubility

:

Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils

EXTRACTION METHOD

:

Steam Distillation

Parts used

:

Leaves / Twigs

Concoction:

  • Bergamot
  • Lavender
  • Cypress
  • White Fir
  • Geranium
  • Helichrysum
  • Peppermint
  • Lemongrass
  • Marjoram
  • Cedarwood
  • Clary Sage
  • Ginger
  • Grapefruit
  • Lemon
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References

  • Kumar A, Shukla R, Singh P, Dubey N. Chemical composition,antifungal and antiaflatoxigenic activities of Ocimum sanctumL. Essential oil and its safety assessment as plant based antimicrobial.Food Chem Toxicol. 2010
  • Shamsher AA, Charoo NA, Rahman Z, Pillai KK, Kohli K. Tulsi oilas a potential penetration enhancer for celecoxib transdermalgel formulations. Pharmaceut Dev Technol. 2014
  • Cohen MM. TulsiVOcimum sanctum: a herb for all reasons. Jayur Integ Med. 2014;
  • Tsasi G, Mailis T, Daskalaki A, et al. The effect of harvesting onthe composition of essential oils from five varieties of Ocimumbasilicum L. cultivated in the island of Kefalonia, Greece.Plants (Basil). 2017
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