As opposed to the other Methyl Chavicol Type Basil Oils, Linalool Type is a sweeter and fresher smelling variety that is distilled primarily in Egypt. Unlike the Comores type, this Basil Oil is absent of camphoraceous notes and present a perfect odor and flavor balance between the linalool and methyl chavicol. This linalool type typically contains over 50% linalool.
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Reports from India state that demands for both products are weak. The hoped for increase in interest for Anethole ex Basil, due to the shortness in China, has not materialized. Pricing is still stable, supply ample.
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