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By: Brian Lawrence
Posted: April 23, 2014, from the May 2014 issue of P&F magazine.
Basil oil is obtained by steam and water or steam distillation from Ocimum basilicum L., a tender, aromatic, annual herbaceous member of the Lamiaceae that is thought to originate from tropical Asia (Paton and Putievsky, 1996).
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