Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Basil
- Basil (Ocimum basilicum)
Basil oil comes from the leaves and flowers of Ocimum basilicum plants.
Soothes anxiety and depression.
Relieves sinus congestion and bronchitis.
Helps acne and soothes insect bites.
- Don't use basil oil during pregnancy.
- It may irritate sensitive skin.