Basil Essential Oil or Sweet Basil Essential Oil is derived from the leaves of the herb Ocimum basilicum. Basil herb, referred to as ‘royal herb’ or I’herbe royale in French, was widely used in ancient times in various forms due to its natural therapeutic properties. Being rich in antioxidants, flavonoids and vitamins A, C and K, the basil essential oil benefits include premium upkeep of your skin and hair health.
“I’m not a very beauty-care person; I cannot handle so many different products. This small bottle of 100% organic and natural basil oil came to my rescue. I need just a carrier oil and this basil essential oil, and my beauty care is complete. Skin, hair, body, it takes care of everything; in one word it’s an all-rounder beauty expert to me.”
—Nidhi Kulkarni, Computer Programmer
- Skin problems? Here’s your solution:
100% organic and natural basil oil has excellent anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial and antiseptic properties. These properties help effectively cleanse the skin, cure skin diseases and prevent the outbreak of acne. Basil oil helps to repair, balance, calm, soothe, exfoliate, and brighten the skin complexion. It also helps repair damaged or lacklustre skin. Basil essential oil benefits the skin as it efficiently balances the oil production on the skin, relieves dryness, soothes skin irritations, reduces symptoms of skin infections, and thus makes your skin healthy and beautiful. Regular use of the oil gently removes dead skin cells, enhances the skin tone and stimulates the skin’s natural radiance.
Rich in vitamin C, basil essential oil boosts skin cell metabolism and gives firmness and elasticity to the skin. Its anti-inflammatory properties protect against skin irritations, small wounds or minor abrasions and help soothe sores. Its soothing and cooling nature helps heal skin conditions like eczema. Its antiseptic and antibacterial properties aid in curing many skin infections like ringworm. The basil oil’s natural constituents unclog the skin pores by eliminating excess sebum, dirt, impurities and dead cells.
- Flaunt your beautiful hair without worry:
When used in hair, sweet basil essential oil benefits your hair by thoroughly cleansing, hydrating, softening, strengthening and refreshing the strands. Massaging basil oil with a carrier oil like coconut oil clears dandruff, stimulates blood circulation and makes hair follicles healthy. It soothes itchiness and irritations caused by dandruff and other related conditions by hydrating the scalp. The oil also regulates the scalp’s oil production and facilitates the growth of healthy hair.
It also reduces the rate of hair loss by removing dead skin cells, dirt, pollutants and bacteria from the scalp. 100% organic and natural basil oil promotes the look and feel of soft, lustrous strands due to its effective cleansing and nourishing properties.
- An effective pain-relieving solution in your hand:
A good source of antioxidants, basil essential oil, helps fight free radicals and oxidative stress that can lead to cell damage. Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, it can effectively fight cramps and joint pains. It also relieves muscle pain and spasms due to its natural pain-relieving properties. It can even help people with arthritis or fibromyalgia.
- Say ‘adios’ to anxiety and elate your spirits:
Depression has become the most common mental disorder nowadays. 100% Organic and natural basil oil has antidepressant and anti-anxiety properties. It’s used in aromatherapy to stimulate, calm and uplift the mind. It has a fresh, earthy aroma and has a refreshing effect on a person’s mind and emotions. It deals with tensions and mental fatigue, promoting mental clarity for a stress-relieving experience. It also helps you in becoming more social and less anxious.
- Overall therapeutic effect:
100% organic and natural basil oil also has natural therapeutic properties that are very beneficial for health.
- It soothes headaches and relieves respiratory as well as digestive discomforts.
- When used medicinally, basil essential oil benefits include the easing of gout, flatulence and exhaustion. It enhances the immune function and stabilizes irregular menstruation.
- It is also reputed to benefit those who suffer from poor concentration, allergies, sinus congestions or infections and symptoms of fever.
- Additionally, the odour of sweet basil oil helps to repel insects. It also eliminates the bacteria that cause unpleasant room odours, thus effectively deodorizing stale indoor environments and foul-smelling fabrics.
Naturally extracted from organically grown fresh basil leaves of the Ocimum plant, Indus Valley 100% Pure Basil Essential Oil comes with absolutely no added chemicals. It is safe and gentle on hair, skin and body and suitable for both men and women. Do try it and let us know. Please leave your comments below and add your invaluable insights to this conversation.