Basil Oil

Cultivation,  Cultivars of Basil, Essential oil information, Distillation of Basil, Products of Basil

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Information Profile @ a   glance
  • Ocimum comprises more than 30 species of herbs and shrubs from the tropical and subtropical regions of Asia, Africa, and Central and South America, but the main center of diversity appears to be Africa.
  • Darrah classified the O.basicum cultivars in seven types: tall slender types, large-leafed robust types, dwarf types, compact types, purpurascens, purple types, citriodorum types.
  • The Perfume, Pharmacy, and food industries use aromatic essential oils, extracted from the leaves and flowers of Basil.
  • The European type, a sweet basil, is considered to have the highest quality aroma, containing linalool and methylchavicol as the major constituents.
  • A basil from Java, Russia and North Africa is rich in eugenol.
  • The anthocyanins present in purple basils were analyzed utilizing high performance liquid chromatography, spectral data, and plasma-desorption mass spectrometry.

  • Purple basils contained very high concentrations of total anthocyanins and are an abundant source of total anthocyanins and may serve as a potential new source of stable red pigments for the food industry.

  • Tulsi is one herb that possesses the anti-stress, anti-bacterial, anti viral, anti fungal, anti protozoal, anti oxidant and anti carcinogenic properties.

  • Methyl cinnamate, linalool, 1,8-cineol, methyl chavicol, eugenol, methyl eugenol, caryophyllene, caryophyllene oxide and t-cadinol were common compounds in all the oils of Ocimum varieties grown in Ibagué.

  • Chavicol O -methyltransferase (CVOMT) and eugenol O -methyltransferase (EOMT) cDNAs were isolated from the sweet basil variety EMX-1 using a biochemical genomics approach.

Content Headlines on CD ROM

  • Production of Herbs
  • Popular Culinary & Ornamental Herb
  • Garden Clippings 
  • King of Herbs
  • Herb of the year
  • Basil-Ocimum basilicum
  • Sweet basil profile
  • Secrets of Basil

Essential Oil Information

  • Essential oil
  • Basil-Essential oil
  • Essential oil of Basil, Sweet
  • Essential oil of Basil, Indian
  • Essential Oil Composition

Cultivars Of Basil

  • Antioxidant Activity of Basil

  • Retractable Roof Greenhouse Production of Basil

  • Effect of PAR and UV-B

  • UH Sweet Basil

  • Cultivar Checklist

Species Of Basil
  • Ocimum basilicum
  • The Wonder Drug
  • Genovese Basil
  • Holy Basil
  • Ocimum gratissimum
  • Ocimum kilimandscharicum
  • Ocimum xcitriodorum
  • Ocimum campechianum
  • Ocimum tenuiflorum

Chemical Composition and Characteristics Of Basil Oil

  • Essential oil composition from twelve varieties of basil

  • Characterization of Phenylpropene O-Methyltransferases

  • Production of meta Hydroxylated Phenylpropanoids

Beneficial Or Toxic?

  • Healing with Essential Oils
  • Maimes Report on Holy Basil
  • Treating Livestock with Medicinal Plants
  • Aromatherapy
  • Medicinal Uses
  • Ananda Aromatherapy
  • Health wellness & Lifestyle

Growth And Cultivation

  • Growing herbs for essential oils, medicinal and culinary purposes
  • Horticulture information about Basil
  • Hydroponic greenhouse production of fresh market Basil
  • How to grow Basil
  • Indoor cultivation
  • Outdoor cultivation
  • Harvesting
  • Diseases of Basil and Their Management
  • Epidemiology of Botrytis cinerea
  • Diversification of diseases affecting Herb Crops

 Distillation Of Basil Oil

  • Distillation-An Introduction
  • Distillation frameset
  • Essential oil steam distillation kit
  • steam Distillation Kits

Products Of Basil Oil

  • Uses of  Basil
  • Basil oil
  • Basil Olive oil
  • Fresh Basil Flavored Oil
  • Recipes
  • Virgin Basil Olive Oil
Companies involved 
  • Manufacturers and suppliers
  • Suppliers of Basil oil
  • Importers of Basil oil
  • Equipments suppliers

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