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Basil (sweet) Oil

Description

Extracted from the leaves of Ocimum bacilicum L variety.


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Uses
Extensively in all kinds of flavours like confectionery, baked goods and spicy sauces, soups, tomato pasted and pickles as in meats, some dental and oral products and perfume compounds

Typical Analysis

Appearance
Thick liquid
Colour
Light green
Odour
characteristics of basil
Specific Gravity
0.912 - 0.935
Optical Rotation
-7° 24 - 10° 36
Refractive Index
1.4821 - 1.4939
Ester Content, Calculated As Linalyl Acetate
0.8 - 5.2%
Total Alcohol Content, Calculated As Linalool
31.7 - 41.8%

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Packaging
1, 5 and 20 litre bottles. Drums 180 kilos.
Storage
Light sensitive product. Store in tightly closed origina container in a dry, cool and dark place in light resistant containers.