- Botanical name: Ocimum basilicum L.
Odor: Characteristic, floral, with a spice note.
Color : Pale yellow to Yellow
- Egypt produces: 12-15 T/yr
- Produced mainly in Beni Souif
- Status: 100% Pure & Natural
- Process: Steam distillation of basil leaves and flowering top
- Application: For Food Industry (baked goods, etc.) as well as dental and oral products. Also used in scenting of soaps and certain perfume compounds.