Holy Basil : Amazing Skin Benefits

Basil has been known to be an Ancient native Basil and has long been used as a Sacred and Noble Herb. In fact, the word “Basil” comes from the Ancient Greek “Basilikon” which means “royal”.

Today, Ocimum Basilicum (the Scientific name for Basil) grows in many places around the world. This Fragrant Herb is used as a seasoning in a variety of Dishes and Cuisine to Enhance its Medicinal use. Basil (Tulsi) can provide Vitamins, Minerals, and a range of Antioxidants. Leaves are rich in Vitamins A, C and K and Minerals like Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Iron and Potassium. It also has a good amount of Protein and Fibre. Here are a few Skin Benefits we are going to talk about:

Basil for Blackheads 

Increasing Hair Follicles on your Skin block the surface of Skin, forming a particular type of Acne called Comedones also known as Blackheads and Whiteheads. Basil is an Excellent agent that helps combat Bacteria and Inflammation. Camphene in Basil helps it act as a Toner. It also helps in removing surplus Oil, Dead Cells, and Dirt that Blocks the Follicles. 

Basil for Acne 

Basil has  Anti-bacterial and Anti-inflammatory properties, which helps to prevent Acne. Basil is also an Excellent pore Cleanser, it contains Natural Oils that help act as a Natural Cleanser and remove surplus oil and impurities. Basil also Soothes and Calms the Skin, Swelling and Pain during Acne. Basil also helps in Tightening the Pores of Skin,  Cleansing it, and leading to Flawless Skin.

Basil for Aging

Basil has Anti-aging effects and an Abundant amount of Anti- oxidants, which rejuvenates the Skin and eliminates Free Radicals that damage the Skin. It leads to the appearance of Fine Lines and Wrinkles on the Skin. Basil helps in rejuvenating the Skin and brings back youthfulness. Thus Basil helps in Tightening of your Skin and Reduce Ageing Signs.

Basil for Bright and Beautiful Skin 

Nutrients in Basil protect the Skin from the Harmful effects of Pollution, UV Rays, and Skin Infections. Basil has Detoxifying properties that help in retaining Moisture and Nourishing the Skin.

Basil for Skin Infection 

Basil is Loaded with Anti- bacterial and Anti- fungal compounds that help to combat an array of Skin Infections. Basil greatly helps those suffering from Ringworms and Eczema.

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