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Basil, Sweet (Ocimum basilicum) Essential Oil

Note: Not the same as Holy Basil; several chemotypes Color: Pale yellow Viscosity: Thin Method of Extraction: Steam distilled, CO2 Plant parts: Leaves, flowering tops Countries: Europe, US, Madagascar, Thailand, Nepal Scent: Fresh, ...

Calendula Herbal Profile (Calendula officinalis)

Common Names: Pot Marigold (not to be confused with common marigold) Plant parts: Flowers, Leaves Cultivation: Can be grown from seed and hardy for most climates. Prefers full sun. Plant in well drained soil and water moderately. ...

Lime Essential Oil (Citrus x aurantifolia)

Color: Expressed oil is pale yellow to light olive; distilled oil is white to pale yellow Viscosity: Thin Method of Extraction: Cold pressed, steam distilled Plant parts: Peel Countries: Mexico, Italy, West Indies, Southeast Asia ...

Lemongrass Essential Oil (Cymbopogon citratus)

Color: Yellow, amber brown Viscosity:  Thin Method of Extraction: Steam distilled Plant parts: Grass, leaves Countries: West Indies, Asia, Africa, Central America Scent: Lemony, strong, fresh, grassy, herbal Odor intensity: High ...

Lemon Essential Oil (Citrus limon)

Color: Pale yellow to slightly green Viscosity: Thin Method of Extraction: Cold pressed Plant parts: Peels Countries: Argentina, Israel, Italy, USA Scent: Sharp, fresh, clean, citrus Odor Intensity: Medium Blending Note: Top ...

Lavender Essential Oil (Lavandula angustifolia, Lavandula officinalis)

Color: Clear to pale yellow Viscosity: Thin Method of extraction: Steam distilled Plant part: Flowering tops Countries: England, France, Bulgaria, Tasmania, USA Scent: Floral, fresh, sweet, herbal Odor intensity: Medium Blending ...

Juniper Berry (Juniperus communis)

Color: Colorless to pale yellow Viscosity: Thin Method of Extraction: Steam distilled Plant parts: Berries (ideally) Countries: Europe, North Asia, Canada Scent: Fresh, woody, peppery, balsamic, pine Odor Intensity: Medium ...

Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi)

Color: Yellow to greenish-yellow or light orange Viscosity: Thin Method of Extraction: Cold pressed Plant parts: Rind Countries: U.S., Asia, Israel, Braziel Scent: Citrus, sweet, fresh Odor Intensity: Moderate Blending Note: Top ...

Ginger (Zingiber officinale)

Color: Yellow to light brown Viscosity: Thin Method of Extraction: Steam distilled, CO2 extraction Plant parts: Rhizome Countries: Asia, India, West Africa Scent: Earthy, warm, spicy, pungent Odor Intensity: Moderate-Strong ...

Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens) (Pelargonium x asperum) Essential Oil

Color: Yellow to green Viscosity: Thin Method of Extraction: Steam distillation Plant parts: Leaves, stems Countries: France, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Reunion, China Scent: Sweet, rose like, citrusy, green, floral Odor Intensity: ...