Description of Basil Oil Methyl Chavicol Type

Originally known as “Exotic Basil” or “Reunion Basil” due to its unique place of origin, Basil Oil Methyl Chavicol Type is now mainly produced in India and Vietnam, where it has become the more popular contemporary source of the basil profile. The designation of “Methyl Chavicol Type” (or Estragole) is indicative of the oil’s high concentration of that component, imparting a spicy and savory profile that is commonly used in modern cuisine. Material from India and Vietnam is considered to be “sweet basil,” which is also a staple of many different herbal and green-type fragrances, alongside their irreplaceable contributions to the flavor industry.
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Aroma & Flavor of Basil Oil Methyl Chavicol Type

The Indian and Vietnamese varieties are economical in comparison to the Comores Type Basil Oil.


Botanical Name of Basil Oil Methyl Chavicol Type

Ocimum Basilicum L.


Appearance of Basil Oil Methyl Chavicol Type

Pale Yellow Liquid

Cas#

8015-73-4

FEMA

2119

EINECS

283-900-8


EXTRACTION method of Basil Oil Methyl Chavicol Type

Distillation


Principle Constituents of Basil Oil Methyl Chavicol Type

Estragole


Refractive Index of Basil Oil Methyl Chavicol Type

1.5120 - 1.5200 @ 20C


Specific Gravity of Basil Oil Methyl Chavicol Type

0.9520 - 0.9730 @ 25C


All scientific, regulatory and technical data is a guide for product identification purposes only. Only Berje authorized documentation is to be used for validation and confirmation. These documents can be provided upon request.

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Harvest Schedule of Basil Oil Methyl Chavicol Type

6 MONTHS OF THE YEAR


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• Safety Data Sheet
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• Specification Sheet
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