Basil is an herb in the mint family that is essential in Italian cooking, although it is also used in a variety of other types of cuisines including Thai, Indonesian, and Vietnamese.
Basil contains many essential oil such as methyl chavicol, eugenol and linalool.
Moreover, basil can be added to foods to keep nausea and food poisoning at bay.
Basil helps balance acid within the body and restores the body's proper pH level.
Basil cleans your scalp and your hair by removing dead cells and impurities from the scalp and the skin.
It has the great natural detoxifying power that can keep the skin from the effects of ultraviolet rays, pollution, infections and stress.