Jedwards International, Inc. is a wholesale supplier of bulk Basil Oil - Organic, an essential oil also known by the botanical name Ocimum basilicum. Organic basil oil is an essential oil steam distilled from the basil leaves and flowering tops. This popular essential oil is used in aromatherapy for its therapeutic properties and many consumers describe this essential oil as having a soothing and relaxing aroma. Pure essential oils such as organic basil oil are highly concentrated and should be handled with care. Organic basil oil is Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) for human consumption.