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11 Skin and Hair Uses of Basil Essential Oil You Should Know

Basil Essential Oil is an excellent source of calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, and vitamin A. It also contains anti-depressive, antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties.

The seeds and leaves of the Basil plant are the essential medicinal parts of the Basil herb. Basil Essential Oil is common in Southeast Asia, India, Central Asia, and in Europe.

The oil forms an important addition to culinary purpose and forms and makes a great addition to skin and hair care products.

Skin Uses of Basil Essential Oil

  • Basil Essential Oil contains anti-inflammatory property that makes it an excellent skin remedy for sores, wounds, and skin irritations
  • Do you have acne? Consider having Basil Essential Oil as part of your facial cream or mask
  • Basil Essential Oil has a lightening property that brightens the skin
  • Basil Essential Oil treats wounds and burns
  • Basil Essential Oil relieves skin irritation and itching
  • Basil Essential Oil adds life to a dull-looking skin
  • Basil Essential Oil provides pain relief from bruises, burns, and injuries

Hair Uses of Basil Essential Oil

  • Basil Essential Oil will treat grey hair and add luster to your hair
  • Basil Essential Oil will treat your hair fall by simply adding some few drops in your regular, Sulfate-free shampoo
  • Basil Essential Oil will treat itchy and dry scalp, and prevent dandruff buildup
  • Massage Basil Essential Oil on the scalp to promote hair growth

Side Effects and Caution of Basil Essential Oil

  • Basil Essential Oil may leave some skin with some allergies like burns, swellings, skin irritations, etc. Conduct a patch test before using any cosmetic product containing Basil Essential Oil
  • Pregnant and breastfeeding women should avoid using Basil Essential Oil
  • Do not use directly on the skin as it is concentrated. Mix with some carrier oils before applying on your scalp and skin

 

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