Basil Essential Oil
Extracted from the leaves of the basil herb, this essential oil is a sweet, fresh scent. Similar to the smell of liquorice, basil essential oil is warm and distinctive.
How to use basil essential oil
There are many ways to use basil essential oil. You should always test with small quantities first to make sure you don’t have a reaction to it. Some of the best ways to maximise the benefits of basil essential oil include:
- Add to your diffuser
- Dilute with a carrier oil before applying it to the skin
- Add a few drops to your bath