You might be familiar with the herb basil, but did you know basil is one powerful essential oil? Basil essential oil has many creative uses and here at Sha Faun often recommend it for most starter kits.
With its fresh and earthy aroma, you can add Young Living basil essential oil to body products, diffusers, and so much more. Here are five great uses for basil essential oil from Sha Faun Enterprises!
Basil helps promote concentration and focus.
As our world grows more and more digital, we are finding ourselves more distracted than ever. Between working, maintaining a social life, and making room for our responsibilities, our attention is often divided. Basil essential oil is a great way to help yourself concentrate. At Sha Faun, we like to diffuse Young Living basil essential oil when we need to buckle down and focus on a task. Add some citrus for an energizing boost.
Focus diffusing blend:
Diffuse this in your home office or put it into a blender bottle for an on-the-go blend when you need to center yourself and focus.
Basil helps you relax.
Epsom salt baths are a fantastic way to relax your muscles and settle down after a long day. Adding basil essential oil to your Epsom salts promotes circulation and helps you relax and unwind.
Relaxing Epsom Salt Bath Soak:
Mix all of the above ingredients in a container. When you are ready for a relaxing bath, place 1/2 cup of the mixture in a hot bath and enjoy!
Basil promotes healthy skin.
Whether you struggle with acne or clogged pores, adding basil essential oil to your favorite unscented face products can help you clear out your pores and reduce acne.
Basil helps reduce anxiousness.
Stress and anxiety are something we all struggle with from time to time. Basil essential oil is a potent essential oil that can help you reduce stress. Basil blends well with lemon, lime, citronella, peppermint, and many other oils, so get creative with your blending for a stress-reducing mix!
Basil can help you keep your home and office clean!
We love the combination of basil and lemon essential oils for a cleaning spray. Combine 7oz of distilled water with 1 oz of unflavored vodka, 15 drops of lemon essential oil, and 10 drops of basil essential oils for a fabulous cleaning spray.
Basil has many great uses in and around your home and office. From its ability to help you reduce anxiety to its cleansing properties, we find basil extremely useful.
For more ways to enjoy basil and other Young Living essential oils, start your essential oil journey with us today!